Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2006 07:09:47 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <>
Subject: Re: EGR Valve... continued

in article, Mechnewb at wrote on 06/03/2006 02:28: > I was reading the EGR Valve topic about removing the egr system > altogether, sounds good, but my question is would it work on a non > turbo charged Saab? My problem is that the PVS valve broke on my egr > system, and I can't seem to find a replacement part anywhere, online or > at part shops. Maybe it has to do with the fact that my Saab is pretty > old, a 1984, I don't know. I'm new to Saabs and mechanical work in > general so any advice would be greatly appreciated. No problem at all. There were at least two EGR designs, depending upon age and market of the car, so bear that in mind. On mine (1989 T8S), the procedure was a simple case of removing the EGR box from under the intake manifold, removing the metal pipe that runs up to between cylinders 2 & 3 and closing off the port. I then ran a "loopback" vac tube over the two ports between cylinders 2 & 3 although I gather that might not be necessary. There is an EGR removal kit available from SAAB which consists of a plate and a bolt for just that purpose. Your system may differ. Paul 1989 900 Turbo S

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