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I got an error code p1491 on my 03 Acura tl, It starts but…

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I got an error code p1491 on my 03 Acura tl

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

It starts but when you release your foot off the accelerator to shift it die. Like egr is clogged up

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Seen quite a few of these happen, the EGR valve and ports get clogged up badly. I know honda had a service bulletin come out about it, not sure if Acura did too. Either way, you'll need to replace the EGR valve and clean out the ports as best you can. This should fix your issue.

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