EGR valve, Manifold & turbo

Discussion in 'Engine' started by Tinkerer, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. Tinkerer

    Tinkerer Hardcore MB Enthusiast

    May 5, 2011
    W210 E220 CDi
    Morning all, as per the very useful post in this section I cleaned my EGR valve yesterday and was surprised at the amount of soot & clag in it. Trying it since I have not had the increase in performance that others have reported but then realised that I also no longer hear the turbo whine that I used to even under hard acceleration. So I wonder, as the EGR only deals with a relatively small proportion of the exhaust gas does the turbo suffer in a similar fashion with the vanes ending up being blocked ?? And if so how difficult is it remove and clean, does anyone have any experience of this please.:dk:

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