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i have a 2005 dodge durango which had an error code P0406,

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i have a 2005 dodge durango which had an error code P0406, exhaust gas, recirculation sensor, a circuit high

The most common problem is the egr solenoid shorting out. Check the wiring to it to make sure it is not open or shorted first. If the wiring is good replace the solenoid.

 

Thanks,

 

JB

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
just got this vehicle. is there quick diagram or photo?

I will attach the information. If you still need help just reply, if not click ACCEPT when we are done.

 

Thanks,

 

JB

 

REMOVAL - 5.7L


The electronic EGR valve and solenoid assembly (3) is attached to the front of the right cylinder head (1). An exhaust gas routing tube connects the EGR valve to the intake manifold.

  1. Use a diagnostic scan tool to record any DTC's (Diagnostic Trouble Codes).
  2. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.


  3. Disconnect electrical connector (1) from EGR solenoid (2).
  4. Remove two bolts (3) connecting EGR tube (4) to valve assembly.
  5. Remove gasket located between EGR tube flange and EGR valve assembly.


  6. Remove two mounting bolts (2).
  7. Separate valve assembly (3) from cylinder head (1).
  8. Remove and discard metal gasket located between cylinder head and valve assembly.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
ill it be the same for a 4.7L

No a little different. Sorry I should not have assumed !

 

Thanks,

 

JB

 

REMOVAL - 4.7L


The electronic EGR valve and solenoid assembly (4) is attached to the rear of the left cylinder head. An exhaust gas routing tube (3) connects the EGR valve to the intake manifold.

  1. Use a diagnostic scan tool to record any DTC's (Diagnostic Trouble Codes).
  2. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove plastic windshield cowl panel.
  4. Remove windshield wiper motor.


  5. Remove electrical connector (5) at top of EGR valve solenoid.
  6. Remove tube mounting bolt (1) at intake manifold.


  7. Remove two bolts (4) connecting EGR tube (1) to valve assembly.
  8. Remove gasket located between EGR tube flange and EGR valve assembly.
  9. Remove two EGR valve mounting bolts (5).
  10. Separate valve assembly (3) from engine.
  11. Remove and discard metal gasket located between cylinder head and valve assembly.
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