EGR Vacuum Solenoid
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BWD/Intermotor EGR Vacuum Solenoid

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BWD/IntermotorEGR Vacuum Solenoid
 
4.9

(based on 7 reviews)

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        (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Works

        By GearHead

        from Alexandria, VA

        About Me Mechanic

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              Comments about BWD/Intermotor EGR Vacuum Solenoid:

              Good to Go

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              (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              just fit! Check Engine Light is gone!

              By Robert

              from Houston, TX

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              • Easy To Use

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                  Comments about BWD/Intermotor EGR Vacuum Solenoid:

                  Good Stuff

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                  (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Cleared the check engine light

                  By LEG01

                  from Columbia, TN

                  About Me Auto Enthusiast

                  Pros

                  • Discounted Price
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Worked great

                  Cons

                  • Mounted In A Bad Location

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about BWD/Intermotor EGR Vacuum Solenoid:

                    After cleaning all the ports and the inside of EGR valve the check engine light was still on. Then there needs to be 33 to 39 ohms of continuity on the Solenoid switching valve and the old valve never had it I knew this was the problem. After changing it out the check engine light cleared.

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                    (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    P401 code went away immediately.

                    By Girlcanic

                    from Boston, Ma

                    About Me Casual Driver, DIY

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                    Pros

                    • Good alternative

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Midsize

                      Comments about BWD/Intermotor EGR Vacuum Solenoid:

                      Since they say that the VSV is the most likely cause of the EGR failure, i decided to buy the alternative to OEM and it worked. Code went away by itself.

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                      (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Solved my problem

                      By ESwen

                      from Vacaville, CA

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                      Pros

                      • Easy to buy
                      • Right part for 91 Camry

                      Cons

                      • Hard to install

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                        Comments about BWD/Intermotor EGR Vacuum Solenoid:

                        Saved me a bunch of bucks doing this repair myself.

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                        (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        great price I had a discount coupon.

                        By gary

                        from arlington va

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                            Comments about BWD/Intermotor EGR Vacuum Solenoid:

                            location on my camry was tough to get too.

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                            (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Painful to reach and to replace

                            Pros

                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                            • Difficult To Use

                            Best Uses

                            • Large Cars
                            • Small Cars
                            • Trucks

                            Comments about BWD/Intermotor EGR Vacuum Solenoid:

                            On toyota camry 98 , this valve is placed in the most difficult place . I have to remove the right front wheel to reach. It is still a nightmare to unbolt the nut attach the VSV to the engine block.

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                            • Q:

                              where is the EGR vacuum solenoid part located on engine?
                              Asked on 10/13/2009 by Tom from Aberdeen ,Md.

                              4 answers

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                                A:

                                Component locations vary from vehicle to vehicle.

                                Answered on 10/17/2009 by Paul from Advance Auto Parts
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                                Advanced auto parts selling this parts for $55. You have removed the right front wheel . Put your left arm in and touch the engine block , you will feel the the rubber tube along with the VSV. It is a PIA to remove it . It is the most difficult place to reach in the car . Whoever is the design engineer, he got to be dumb .

                                Answered on 3/15/2010 by pthang from potomac, MD
                              • A:

                                I abandoned the old solenoid at the old location and installed the new solenoid on an empty threaded hole about 6 inches to the left of the original location on my 91 Camry. All hoses/connections fit, just needed a short 10M x 1.25mm metric bolt. Much easier to access.

                                Answered on 9/25/2011 by ESwen from Vacaville, CA
                              • A:

                                On the firewall side of the engine block. Remove right front wheel to access it.

                                Answered on 1/22/2010 by Steve from Chamblee, Georgia
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