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Yes I still need help.... I need to know exactly where it is on the car and if it is something I can access myself. I know changing it doesn't look that difficult but I have no Idea where the valve is located.
The diagnostic code is am getting is P0299 so that's how I know it's this valve that needs changing, thanks!
On the turbo is the recirculating valve, that is what needs to be changed at the front of the engine compartment, see the diagram below.
Where is the valve located? Picture possibly? Thanks!
I provided a URL link showing the valve on the turbo, in my last post, did that one not work?
It's just not very clear what I am looking at...
Do you know where the turbo is and can you see it?
I'm trying to send a photo of my engine so you can help point it out where I should be looking but it is not allowing me to upload it?
The turbo is connected to the exhaust manifold between the engine and radiator.
where would the valve be located based on this picture:
It is down deep in this area.
So then I probably cannot change it out myself if it is that hard to get too...
It is tight, and a lot of disassembly is required to gain access.
Well thank you Chris for your patience and answers to these questions!
Best of luck.
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