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egr solenoid valve

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Hi, Failed MOT Test 2005 Citroen Xsara 2ltr - Could someone advise me where to look for the egr solenoid valve ? can it be cleaned or, does it have to be replaced ?
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Re: egr solenoid valve

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You'll need to post up your VIN so we know exactly what engine you have. Some are at the back righ and some are at the back left of the engine depending on the variant you have.

They can be cleaned or replaced.

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where do i enter the VIN

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You can safely type the VIN in this thread. The forum security software will automatically obscure it so that only forum staff can read it.

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i found this on a label in the lower left window screen - Could this be the VIN?
VF7**************[VIN obfuscated, can be read by forum staff]

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That is the VIN. I cannot read it, as I am not staff.

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It's at the rear right side of the engine.

I would get the vacuum electrovalves checked though to make sure they are operating correctly and are supplying the vacuum to the EGR itself.

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Re: egr solenoid valve

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Thank you Marc
Where is it located at the right side of the engine ? What does it look like ? can you send a picture ?