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1996 Chevrolet k 1500 engine code p1406 egr brand new egr

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1996 Chevrolet k 1500 engine code p1406 egr brand new egr valve cleaned all ports on intake
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: About every 20 miles throw service engine light fir p1406 egr valve
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Trouble shot new egr valve cleaned all ports took intake off cleaned it still throwing p1406
Expert:  Joe Prestia replied 1 year ago.

That is the vacuum operated egr correct? Have you checked for vacuum leaks?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This is not a vacuum egr it's electronic
Expert:  Joe Prestia replied 1 year ago.

My apologies. Double check the connector just to be sure. I'm not sure how quickly I'll be able to work through this one with you (possibly slow to respond). Would you like me to opt out and let another tech have a shot?