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Ihave a ford galaxy Gia 2003 1.9
after starting smoke pours out of the cross pipe under th car is this to do with the EGR valve.smoke startS AFTER A FEW MINUTES AND PIPES TO THE OUTLET ARE VERY H0T
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HI,

I am sorry that you have not been helped yet. I just came online and saw your question.

Ok, the EGR valve and ports need to be checked for obstructions and operation and the catalytic converter should also be checked for restriction as this will also cause this, especially if there is a noticable lack of power

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