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1990 regal 3.8 L motor, were is EGR Valve ?? I have looked

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1990 regal 3.8 L motor , were is EGR Valve ?? I have looked hi and low
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

Hi Im David, ill be sending that location in a moment. thanks

Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

here you go

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Thank you , but i have been over this motor ftom front to back . With same picture and its not were pics show
Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

are you the original owner of the vehicle?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
It only has 62,000 miles on it
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
It will intermittently turn off , like you hit the off switch.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
The following has been replaced. IAC,CTS,fuel pump, Crk and cam sensor, ign module. No code , just 12
Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

The EGR Valve on this 3.8 L engine should be in front of the throttle body on the drivers side of the engine just to the right of the front valve cover. If you locate where the intake tube/duct attaches to the throttle body and then move just a few inches toward the front of the car it should sit right in that spot. It will have two bolts attaching it to the intake/tube. Hope you find it!!

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Ok i will look at it again and let you know
Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

ok

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Im trying to send you some pics from my Regal. As i can't find any trace of EGR Valve
Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

shoot me a pic of the passenger side.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Darn it , car is not here now.wont have it back till monday.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I have looked really hard at this and dont see it any were
Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

let me do a bit more research. is this a california emissions or federal?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Sticker says federal emissions, but ive seen those wrong before.
Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

whats the VIN

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I will get back w you. As i said car is not here. And it wont be back till monday
Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

ill still look into it. maybe they made that engine without one...who knows?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Thats what i was thinking , even look at some after market plenums . But nothing
Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

do you have the registration with the vin?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Customer took car for the weekend i didnt think to right it down like a dummy.il see if i can reach them and get back to you
Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

ok. if not then monday will be fine

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Thanks much
Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

you bet

Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

were you able to get a look at the car?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Here is VIN 2G4WB14L7L1457178
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I also just replace O2 and seems better
Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

give me a wider shot of the engine

Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

any chance to shoot me a pic?

Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

do you still need assistance?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I did send wide view of motor . Did you Receive it ? Any word on EGR location ?
Expert:  david craig replied 10 months ago.

i didnt get the wide view shot