hose is metal, not replaced, but inspected all around egr valve when it was cleaned & pcv valve was cleaned/ checked.
egr valve vaccuum checked, - is good
get a slower idle at startup, rises only after warm
ok, will check on that, had some help in that area, not sure of that work, cantr remember hand help is at his job rite nowe
sorri,, the help i had is at wok now, so cant check, i have 2 books here hayden and chilton so have data,