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CARQUEST by BWD Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve

Part No. EGR1273 Warranty Details  

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CARQUEST by BWD is an aftermarket leader, providing a premium line of engine management products. BWD manufactures and distributes high technology critical components for late model domestic and import vehicles. BWD is constantly evolving to give customers the competitive edge they need to compete in today’s ever-changing marketplace.

Product Features:
  • Our EGR valves are designed as direct-fit OE replacements
  • All stainless steel internal components and fully encapsulated copper windings and connections on Our electronic EGR valves ensure precision operation and greater protection against the tough operating environment
  • Our premium EGR valves are engineered and tested to ensure an extended service life
  • Our EGR products contain feature rich design and componentry yielding market leadership performance
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CARQUEST by BWDExhaust Gas Recirculation Valve
 
3.8

(based on 20 reviews)

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    (11)

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75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (13)
  • Durable (9)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trucks (11)
  • Small cars (3)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Truck enthusiast (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (6), Casual driver (5), Mechanic (4), Truck enthusiast (3)
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    • No (17)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Worth the time and money

I bought this EGR valve to replace the factory one on my 2001 Chevy Blazer LT. I really didn't want to spend the money, but this was the cheapest one I found for the...Read complete review

I bought this EGR valve to replace the factory one on my 2001 Chevy Blazer LT. I really didn't want to spend the money, but this was the cheapest one I found for the money from any other auto parts store. It literally took 2 minutes to install. I diagnosed the old one as being no good, so I took it out, scraped the old gasket off, ordered it online and drove my wifes car to my local Advanced Auto Parts Store and installed in 2 minutes. I cleared the trouble code, started the truck and ran some errands and no codes after I installed this. Excellent product and so convenient to purchase online securely.

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not worth the money

i bought in april of 2010, and guess what my truck threw a code and guess what it was when put scan tool on bad egr. it didnt even last 1 year thank god...Read complete review

i bought in april of 2010, and guess what my truck threw a code and guess what it was when put scan tool on bad egr. it didnt even last 1 year thank god because i will get another one still under warranty and at 161.00 that is a savor.doesn't anyone make quality products anymore espically at that price.

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1.0

Failed After 6 months

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from Dover, NH

About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve:

I bought this valve 6 months ago and it failed on me yesterday. Thankfully it has a Lifetime Warranty. The two that I've handled seem to be rebuilt or remanned, not brand new but still cheaper than one from GM.

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5.0

Worth the time and money

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from Warwick, R.I.

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Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks

    Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve:

    I bought this EGR valve to replace the factory one on my 2001 Chevy Blazer LT. I really didn't want to spend the money, but this was the cheapest one I found for the money from any other auto parts store. It literally took 2 minutes to install. I diagnosed the old one as being no good, so I took it out, scraped the old gasket off, ordered it online and drove my wifes car to my local Advanced Auto Parts Store and installed in 2 minutes. I cleared the trouble code, started the truck and ran some errands and no codes after I installed this. Excellent product and so convenient to purchase online securely.

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    (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Failed twice

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    from new jersey

    Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve:

    Bought one of these to replace my factory EGR on an older truck. No codes just wanted to replace the original because of age. One month later this one threw a code. Took back and exchanged for another one thinking I got a bad one. One year later that one threw the same code again. Junk.

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    5.0

    Perfect Fit and Super Simple Install

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    from Alexandria, VA

    About Me Casual Driver

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    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve:

        Super easy to install. Comes with a new gasket as well. Recommend cleaning orifice of built-up carbon after removing old valve prior to installing new one. I used a thin rag with my finger, and then used a Dremel rotary tool with a wire wheel attachment and inserted it into the orifice to buff the carbon build-up off the cylinder walls. VERY EFFECTIVE. Ensured the thin rag came out relatively clean and then installed new valve. Just ensure the gasket is aligned properly. Also, recheck torque on the two bolts after driving the vehicle for a couple of days.

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        5.0

        It was easy to buy and easy to install

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        from apison,tn

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          Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve:

          It did what I needed

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          (13 of 25 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          lasted 13 months

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          from Romney WV

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              Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve:

              Product began throwing dtc P0404 Codes at 13 months of use. New engine did not even have 5000 miles on it yet.

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              4.0

              easy to install

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              from N.Carolina

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Small Cars

                Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve:

                part went in very easy the fact that it came with its own gasket and didn't have to purchase it seperatly was a plus

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                (10 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                perfect fit!

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                from Charlotte,NC

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Large Cars
                • Trucks

                Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve:

                Its Just a EGR! not much to say about it!

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                (12 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                it works

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                from Wisconsin Rapids,WI

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Trucks

                  Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve:

                  Its an EGR valve. Old one didn't work. This one does. What more can I say.

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                  (11 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  No more missing

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                  from Memphis, TN

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                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • New gasket included

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Trucks

                    Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve:

                    My truck would start missing and act like it was going to cut off. After I replaced the EGR valve.

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                    • Q:

                      where is the egr valve located? I have a 2002 chevy s10 4.3. in my old blazer 4.3 vortex it was located in front of engine. not in my s10
                      Asked on 5/22/2014 by skinner

                      2 answers

                      • A:

                        It is located on top of the manifold, underneath a few hoses. It's a little buried but it's right on the front if you're looking down at the engine just left and below the alternator...

                        Answered on 7/3/2014 by BlackSheep from Warwick, Rhode Island
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                        Happy to assist, Skinner! It is located on the top, front of the engine. I have forwarded the location image to your email address so you can take a look on that for more specific.

                        Answered on 5/23/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                    • Q:

                      1999 Chevy Silverado 1500-350 When the truck is cold and i go down the road I can barely get it up to 2000 rpm because its running so bad (feels like its missing). When the engine gets to normal operating temperature the truck runs perfectly fine, just when cold any suggestions,Thanks
                      Asked on 1/7/2013 by hoops from wisconsin

                      1 answer

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                        With reference to this BWD EGR Valve - part# EGR1273, the EGR valve may be the possible cause of the problem on your Chevy Silverado 1500. 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. For any further assistance, you may also visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                        Answered on 1/8/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                    • Q:

                      how can i tell if this is bad
                      Asked on 6/11/2012 by Anonymous from malden ma.

                      1 answer

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                        The symptoms of malfunctioning EGR Valve: ROUGH IDLE: An EGR valve that fails to close properly can act as a vacuum leak, causing the fuel and air mixture to become too lean, resulting in an engine that sputters and misses at idle. This can also lead to engine stalling and hesitation upon acceleration., INCREASED FUEL CONSUMPTION: When an EGR valve fails to open and close at the proper rate, at the proper time, overall engine power is reduced due to decreased combustion chamber efficiency. This results in the engine using more fuel to do the same amount of work it would normally do under normal operating conditions., OVERHEATING: EGR valve serves to reduce the temperature of the ignition process by introduction of exhaust gases into the combustion chamber. If the EGR valve fails to open, combustion temperatures increase, resulting in higher overall engine temperatures, which can lead to engine overheating., PINGING AND KNOCKING: Pinging and knocking commonly result from increased engine temperatures. These increased temperatures cause pinging and knocking by creating a condition where the fuel and air mixture within a cylinder ignites prematurely., INCREASED EMISSIONS: The EGR valve's main purpose is to aid in the reduction of noxious gases produce by the engine. It does this by lowering the temperature of the combustion process through the introduction into the combustion chamber of controlled amounts of exhaust gases. This lower temperature has the effect of reducing the amount oxides of nitrogen (NOx) produced by the engine. A faulty EGR valve will fail to properly cool the combustion process allowing these gases to increase, which can lead to an abnormally high NOx reading during emissions testing.
                        For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.
                        For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                        Answered on 6/13/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                    • Q:

                      i have 2001 isuzu trooper with 3.5L. has a code p0401 which is related to the egr. when i replace egr i need to clean the lines. what is a good tool to use for this.
                      Asked on 6/4/2012 by Rudy from Idaho Falls,ID

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        Instructions to clean EGR valve: Service manual for your particular vehicle make and model, Hand vacuum pump, Inspection mirror, Pipe cleaner, toothbrush, or other small-bristled brush, Carburetor cleaner, Hand tools- Wrenches, Sockets, a Ratchet and a screwdriver, Replacement mounting gasket.

                        Answered on 6/5/2012 by Steve from AAP
                    • Q:

                      dose it come with gaset
                      Asked on 4/19/2012 by Anonymous from canton Ga.

                      1 answer

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                        Yes, this part BWD EGR Valve, Part No. EGR1273 manufactured by BWD comes with gasket.
                        For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.

                        Answered on 4/19/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                    • Q:

                      what is the warranty on this egr valve?
                      Asked on 3/5/2012 by Anonymous from Colorado Springs

                      1 answer

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                        This BWD EGR Valve (Part No. EGR1273) has got limited lifetime replacement. This warranty is valid for the stated period of time printed on your Invoice and Order Confirmation email provided you were the original purchaser of the part and you still own the vehicle on which it was installed. This warranty cannot be transferred to anyone at any time. Parts installed on commercial use vehicles are warranted for 90 days from the date of purchase.

                        Answered on 3/6/2012 by Dennis from AAP
                    • Q:

                      how can you tell if egr valve is bad.
                      Asked on 1/2/2012 by Anonymous

                      2 answers

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                        If your vehicle EGR valve is bad then, you can see Rough Idle, Increased Fuel Consumption, Increased Emissions and Pinging and Knocking.

                        Answered on 1/4/2012 by Dennis from AAP
                      • A:

                        The "quick and dirty" method to TESTING to see if your EGR valve is not functioning properly is to put a block-off plate over the port(s) once you've removed the valve, start the engine, and observe any changes in the way that the engine runs. An improvement will indicate a bad EGR valve, and no change will indicate that your EGR valve is likely fine. You will need to be a little creative and make your own block off plate out of a piece of steel or aluminum. If this is out of the realm of your abilities, I'd suggest taking it to a qualified mechanic to have them properly diagnose and repair your vehicle. There are other component electrical tests that can be performed as well.

                        Answered on 2/19/2012 by AJ, Prof Mechanic & former AAP Parts Pro from Ontario, NY
                    • Q:

                      I have a 1996 gmc savanna 350 engine and when driving down the road the engine starts to buck and runs rough does not do it all the time
                      Asked on 11/30/2011 by Anonymous

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        Fuel pressure might be too low. Or a bad coolant sensor can trick the computer into not allowing enough fuel. Bad oxygen sensor can also cause it. Also check fuel injectors for debris. These are the major possibilities for a rough engine run.

                        Answered on 12/1/2011 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                    • Q:

                      How long is the warranty.
                      Asked on 8/15/2011 by Anonymous

                      1 answer

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                        It comes with Limited Lifetime Replacement.

                        Answered on 8/16/2011 by Instant Answers Ian from AAP
                    • Q:

                      How long does it takes to put the egr valve on!
                      Asked on 5/31/2011 by Anonymous

                      2 answers

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                        A:

                        Well this all depends on the skill level of whoever is removing or replacing the part. Some may have a harder time than others who have experience. 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.

                        Answered on 6/1/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
                      • A:

                        Installing an BWD P/N: EGR1273 on a 1998 Chevy K2500 pickup with the 5.7L Vortec V-8 just took me about 10 minutes to do.

                        I'd suppose it MAY take you a bit longer. If you are not an experienced mechanic, allow yourself at least 1/2 hour to do the replacement. This part is extremely easy to replace on this particular vehicle as it's located right on top of the engine at the front, just next to the coolant/water neck inlet just off the intake manifold.

                        Removal of the EGR valve required unplugging the weatherpack electrical connector, and removing (2) 8mm bolts (with a 10mm socket hex). The tools required to make the job a snap is a 10mm socket, a 6" long extension, and a ratchet. I used my 1/4" drive set & that's all you need. If you don't have a 1/4" drive set, a 3/8" drive ratchet/socket set will do.

                        During installation, do not over-torque the bolts, as they tighten into ALUMINUM. Use a few dabs of red hi-temp RTV to stick your new gasket to the EGR valve to ease installation.

                        Answered on 2/19/2012 by AJ, Prof Mechanic & former AAP Parts Pro from Ontario, NY
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