Thanks for the information. Egr valves are very common problem. You would not wont to unplug it, because it would throw a code and derate engine at times. You can replace it yourself, it is not very tough job. Here is picture of it, it is on frontside of egr cooler. It is callout 43 in the picture.
Loosen the v-band clamp connecting the EGR valve to the exhaust manifold.
Loosen the v-band clamp connecting the EGR valve to the EGR cooler connection
Remove the EGR valve and v-band clamps.
Remove and discard the gaskets.
Before installing the v-band clamp, coat the clamping surface with high temperature anti-seize compound.
Install the smaller v-band clamp on the EGR cooler connection. Do not tighten.
Install the larger v-band clamp on the end of the EGR valve that connects with the exhaust manifold. Do not tighten.
Install a new gasket on the piloted end of the EGR cooler connection.
Install a new gasket on the piloted end of the EGR valve where it connects to the exhaust manifold.
Install the EGR valve. Position the EGR connection v-band clamp, as shown, and tighten.
|Torque Value: ||17 n.m||[150 in-lb ]|
I hope this helps you out. If you have anymore questions, just ask