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BWD EGR Valve Sensor

Part No. EGR631 Warranty  

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BWDEGR Valve Sensor
 
4.3

(based on 35 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (25)
  • Durable (6)
  • Lightweight (5)
  • Easy to install (3)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

  • Incompatible (5)

Best Uses

  • Small cars (9)
  • Trucks (7)
  • Large cars (3)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Casual driver (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (12), Auto enthusiast (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (26)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Two Different Sensors

People, they make two different ones as listed for Fords. When you go to the store I was asked this. There is a clip on one and one with two bolt holes. Make...Read complete review

People, they make two different ones as listed for Fords. When you go to the store I was asked this. There is a clip on one and one with two bolt holes. Make sure you buy the right one. They both do the same thing but they have different plug ins. The other part# is EGR155. I see comments where they say it doesn't fit. No, you bought the wrong one.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Ford Mustang

Did not fit Ford Wiring Harness. Would recommend if it fits your particular car though since it's half the price of the factory part.

Did not fit Ford Wiring Harness. Would recommend if it fits your particular car though since it's half the price of the factory part.

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1.0

Didn't fit my 98 F150

By Greg

from Wisconsin

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Incompatible

    Best Uses

      Comments about BWD EGR Valve Sensor:

      The electrical plug does not match my truck.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Easy installation, once I found it.

      By JasonDJ

      from Providence, RI

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

      Verified Buyer
      Level 3

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Flimsy

      Best Uses

        Comments about BWD EGR Valve Sensor:

        I had replaced this piece and the EGR to service a PO401 code.

        The part was difficult to find on my SO's 2001 Mercury Sable DOHC. It ended up being behind the engine and I needed to remove the plastic windshield cowl to get to it. Other locations may be under the throttle body intake tube, or below the TB behind the EGR. Some people remove the intake manifold to get at the sensor...I have large clumsy hands and had no trouble reaching it with the manifold in place. The hardest part was finding the sensor.

        On the plus side, this also let me find out that we DEFINITELY needed to get a new cabin air filter as well, as it was right in front of my face when I took off the cowl.

        Get the hoses, too. The stock hoses were very short and, as it turned out, the reason the code was being thrown was because the inlets on the original part had snapped off and was stuck inside the original hose. These are not typical vacuum hoses--they are special-made to hold up to the high-heat at the location where it is installed. DO NOT try to use the cheap by-the-foot hose, it'll just melt.

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        5.0

        Problem Solved

        By waga1750

        from Suwanee, Georgia

        About Me Casual Driver

        Verified Buyer
        Level 1

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Small Cars

          Comments about BWD EGR Valve Sensor:

          Had a P0401 error causing the check engine light to come on. Checked EGR and all passage ways to EGR which were clear. Manually operated EGR and fond to be not sticking and when my finger was over the vacuum release the valve held its position and fully release when my finger was removed. This left the DPFE as the primary culprit. When removing DPFE one side of the vacuum lines broke off in the rubber hose. After removal of how found blockage as well as high contents of carbon in the DPFE. Cleared hose and replacement of DPFE resolved the issue.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Perfect Fit

          By Highway

          from Raleigh, North Carolina

          About Me Casual Driver

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy Install
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about BWD EGR Valve Sensor:

              Great idea to have Advance Auto check engine lights. The employee came out, found the code, had the part, showed me where it was. I went home and installed the part in less than a half hour. No more check engine light.

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              5.0

              Fixed my car

              By Tbird

              from Myrtle Beach SC

              About Me Auto Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer
              Level 1

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Small Cars

                Comments about BWD EGR Valve Sensor:

                Picked up at store same day.

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                • No

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                (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                EGR Pressure Feedback Sensor

                By LaSalle39

                from Orrville, Oh.

                About Me Auto Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer
                Helpful Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about BWD EGR Valve Sensor:

                    Took less than 1 minute to install, works great, no more Error codes.

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                    • No

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                    (7 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    EGR sensor

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about BWD EGR Valve Sensor:

                        Easy to replace. Did not last very long..

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                        • No

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                        (8 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Exact fit

                        By CelsoDias

                        from Deerfield Beach, FL

                        About Me Owner Doing Myself

                        Verified Buyer
                        Helpful Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to install
                        • Versatile

                        Cons

                        • Not applicable

                        Best Uses

                        • Small Cars

                        Comments about BWD EGR Valve Sensor:

                        Easy to install.

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                        • No

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                        (9 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        LARGER FOOT PRINT

                        By PUZZLED

                        from MIAMI

                        About Me Casual Driver

                        Pros

                        • Direct replacement

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Trucks

                          Comments about BWD EGR Valve Sensor:

                          IT LOOKED DIFFERENT BUT IS A DIRECT REPLACEMENT FIT. INSTALLED IN TWO MINUETS AND CLEARED THE CODE AND M.I.L. THIS PART IS DEFECTIVE 9 OUT OF 10 TIMES WHEN THE EGR CODE IS SET, BUT CHECK THE EGR PORTS AND VACUUM TO BE SURE BEFORE YOU PURCHASE.

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                          (11 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Two Different Sensors

                          By mitch1204

                          from Evensville, TN

                          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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                          Level 5

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use
                          • High-Performance
                          • Lightweight
                          • Versatile

                          Cons

                          • Incompatible

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about BWD EGR Valve Sensor:

                            People, they make two different ones as listed for Fords. When you go to the store I was asked this. There is a clip on one and one with two bolt holes. Make sure you buy the right one. They both do the same thing but they have different plug ins. The other part# is EGR155. I see comments where they say it doesn't fit. No, you bought the wrong one.

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                            • Q:

                              i have a 2002 ford taurus with a dohc i have a code of po401 and a code of p1506 will this part fix the problem. i have replaced the iac but car still ldles high.
                              Asked on 1/18/2014 by lugnut from va

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                Hi lugnut, the EGR valve sensor may be the possible cause of the problem on your 2002 Ford Taurus. However, the answer to this is bit more complicated than you think. This needs an expertise to determine. I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not solve or be the problem.

                                Answered on 1/20/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                            • Q:

                              Where is the egr pressure feedback sensor located in a 2003 ford explorer
                              Asked on 8/16/2013 by Tony from Newportnews,va

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                With reference to your inquiry on the BWD EGR Valve Sensor -part# EGR631, the EGR pressure feedback sensor on your Ford Explorer would be bolted on the back of the engine. It has 2 bolts and 2 vacuum lines connected to it. However, I would recommend purchasing a Haynes repair manual specifically for your vehicle. This should be able to assist you further into detail on how to repair or replace specific parts. For any further assistance, you may also call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                                Answered on 8/17/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                            • Q:

                              WHERE IS THE EGE PRESSURE FEEDBACK SENSOR LOCATED IN A WINDSTAR WITH A V-6 , 3.8L
                              Asked on 5/9/2013 by KINGFISH from KENT,OHIO

                              1 answer

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                                A:

                                With reference to your inquiry on this BWD EGR Valve Sensor (Part No. EGR631), this EGR Valve Sensor is located at the back of the engine on the top between the engine block and the front windshield in 2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L 232CI V6 FI VIN: 4. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                                Answered on 5/10/2013 by Max from AAP
                            • Q:

                              where and how do u install this part
                              Asked on 12/13/2011 by lynn from cookeville tn

                              1 answer

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                                A:

                                For further assistance, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle.

                                Answered on 12/13/2011 by Vincent from AAP
                            • Q:

                              Will having this part unhooked make my taurus stay in drive.
                              Asked on 9/16/2011 by Rocky from Murrells Inlet S.C.

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                The EGR pressure feed back sensor may be your problem. However, I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem.

                                Answered on 9/16/2011 by Vincent from AAP
                            • Q:

                              where is this part located on a 2001 ford explorer sport?
                              Asked on 4/30/2011 by Anonymous

                              1 answer

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                                A:

                                The DPFE sensor is located next to the EGR vacuum regulator.

                                Answered on 5/19/2011 by Just Ask Jacob! from AAP
                            • Q:

                              getting code p1400 pressure feedback sensor low voltage,will replacing part solve problem or is the low voltage problem coming from somewhere else?
                              Asked on 2/11/2011 by chopper from Lakeland ,fl

                              2 answers

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                                A:

                                I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not solve or be the problem.

                                Answered on 4/25/2011 by David the Dynamite Parts Guy from AAP
                              • A:

                                this is an ongoing problem with 2000-2003 ford/mercury engines NHTSA Bulliton 10008252/319273 malfuntioning indicator lamp w/dtcs codesp0401,402,p1400,1401 additional symptons may include runs rough,lacks power, surge, poor fuel economy this is a great cheap easy fix this is really an electrical problem, so check your erg selanoid too. clean out the chokealso this malfuntion made it run lean and left lots of carbon buildup.

                                Answered on 12/7/2011 by paidtoomuch firsttime from Norwood MA
                            • Q:

                              where is this part located on a 2003 ford explorer 4.6 v8 engine
                              Asked on 2/9/2011 by bennyz from east haven ct

                              1 answer

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                                A:

                                The DPFE sensor is located next to the EGR vacuum regulator. The DPFE sensor is a rectangular box shaped sensor, held on by 2 nuts. It has two exhaust lines going to the EGR tube.

                                Answered on 2/18/2011 by Parts Guru Geo from AAP
                            • Q:

                              where is the position sensor at on a 2001 ford focus
                              Asked on 11/19/2010 by nicole from lumberton,nc

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                It should be real close to the intake manifold.

                                Answered on 11/24/2010 by Anonymous
                            • Q:

                              how do you clean a mechanical egr valve
                              Asked on 6/4/2010 by Anonymous

                              2 answers

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                If the egr valve is defective i would recommend replacing it rather than cleaning it.

                                Answered on 6/4/2010 by Kevin from AAP
                              • VERIFIED BUYER

                                A:

                                Spray Carb cleaner thru the valve area

                                Answered on 9/17/2010 by Chas from Lebanon, OH
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