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Changing the egr valve...

Changing the egr valve on 2005 pontiac montana

Mechanic's Assistant: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with a Pontiac. The Pontiac Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.

The truck won't pass the emissions test.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Great! What have you tried so far?

Right now my husband is trying to remove the egr valve to clean it

Mechanic's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Pontiac Mechanic should know about your Pontiac?

The check engine light stays on and the result from the emissions test says trouble codes po128, po401

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Pontiac Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 2 years ago
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HI,

Ok, is this a 3.4 or 3.5L engine? If not sure, please post the 8th digit of the vin number.

Also, are you just needing directions on how to remove the EGR valve?

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Pontiac Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 2 years ago

HI,

I have attached directions to replace the exterior door handle

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