Where is the EGR valve on a 2000 Honda Accord 4 cylinder?
The EGR valve on the Honda Accord sits on top of the intake manifold at the rear of the engine. It introduces unburned exhaust gas back into the cylinders to help cool the cylinders and to reduce the amount of unburned gas exiting the exhaust.
How do you clean an EGR valve passage?
How to Clean EGR Valve?
- Spray cleaner in both openings of the EGR valve.
- If it’s really dirty, you may need to use a pick to scrape off the bigger chunks of carbon or a wire brush.
- You may also need to let the cleaner sit in the valve for several hours.
- Don’t be afraid to use too much cleaner.
Does the EGR valve affect the transmission?
Does the EGR can affect the transmission? Answer: The EGR valve affects the operation of the engine and the emission system directly. But in modern vehicles, driveability problems can affect transmission operation. So, it is possible the EGR system is affecting your transmission.
Which of the following are symptoms of a clogged EGR passage?
Clogged EGR Passage Always check the manufacturer’s specifications for special procedures. The symptoms of a stuck open EGR valve are stalling, surging, and a rough idle. This stumble is noticeable. A stuck closed or restricted EGR valve results in high cylinder temperatures, detonation, and ping.
What happens when the EGR port is clogged on a Honda Accord?
When the ports become clogged, the engine can experience several different problems including stalling, bogging, poor fuel economy and hesitant acceleration. To fix the problem, the carbon deposits have to be removed from the manifold. This article explains how to safely remove carbon deposits from a Honda Accord.
How long can carbon accumulate in an EGR valve?
Carbon can’t accumulate in an EGR valve in a short time, unless there is something horribly wrong with the engine, which you would know, because the car would be nearly impossible to drive. You need a new mechanic. BustedKnuckles July 5, 2016, 8:41pm #4 I agree with mcparadise.
Can a bad EGR valve cause poor gas mileage?
Not subject to emissions testing, but have been told bad EGR valve can cause poor engine performance and lower gas mileage. Also, don’t want to keep driving with check engine light always on, may not know when another problem may show up. Thanks epkc2000 July 5, 2016, 8:41pm #11 I don’t have the codes with me.
Where does the EGR low flow valve come from?
Sometimes EGR valves are fed by an external tube coming from the exhaust manifold. These tubes can plug up and throw a “EGR low flow” code. Remove and clean, or replace, the plugged up tube that FEEDS the EGR valve. 1 Like epkc2000