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deb789
08-22-2005, 06:36 AM
Having trouble with my car. When it is on a red light or stop sign it likes chokes like its not giving fuel. I tap the gas pedal and it goes. I took it to the shop a couple of months ago to a merchanic and he said it was the Egr valve. He cleaned it it looked dirty. So he said, If it gave me more problems that i would have to replace it and buy a new one. Is this mechanic saying the truth about my car. Whats wrong with my car?

02andahalfgt
08-22-2005, 01:47 PM
Did it run better after he cleaned the EGR valve? If so then, yes, if you replace it you should be ok.

gobraves02002
08-22-2005, 02:49 PM
check fuel filter, same thing happened when my fuel pump went bad.