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Old 05-22-2009, 12:39 PM
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Originally Posted by DeliveryValve View Post
Yes. Air Recirculating Valve. It is that growth on the front housing of the turbo with a vacuum line attached to it. The function is to lower boost pressure so that the exhaust backpressure is higher and more exhaust flows through the EGR.

I tried looking for pic, but don't have one available.

There is that evil falic looking device!
I had put a bb into the vac line to that a couple years ago. Does that have any bearing on this what-so-ever?
Where's a blocking plate when you need it......
Jimmy L.
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