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Old 04-24-2013, 03:11 PM
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So I researched a little about this ticking at certain throttle positions and came to conclusions it is my EGR valve. It's more noticeable since I don't have the engine cover on (aftermarket CAI) so it's really annoying.

I read a few guys on other forums saying it's usually carbon build up that causes the clattering when the valve opens and closes. So, for $40 I just bought a new one and gonna swap it out when I get off work. it should be a super simple swap, unplug battery, unplug EGR, undo a few bolts, and replace.

I'll post back to report if it indeed solves my clattering noise.
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Old 04-24-2013, 06:19 PM
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yeah , pretty sure that was it. took a short drive up the street and didnt notice the clattering. had to remove the air box to more easily access the bolts to remove the EGR. super easy tho, took 15 min
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I'm having this same issue with my 08 ram 1500. Didn't hear the ticking / rattling until I put my CAI on, now it seems to echo the noise and it's very noticeable. I was told by a mechanic it was my lifters and would be a $2600 repair. Does what I'm describing make sense to you that it's just a clogged EGR? I hope so.
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sounds like it. it's only $40 and so so easy to replace.
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Just called a shop and they have it in stock $41.95. I'll be doing this tomorrow. I'll let you know how it goes
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cool man definitely keep me posted. remember to disconnect your neg battery terminal while u install so the computer can reset itself and learn the new egr
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I currently have a problem code that says PO406 EGR Position Sensor Circuit High; I do not have the noise you guys are describing...did your engines flash a code prior to replacement?
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I currently have a problem code that says PO406 EGR Position Sensor Circuit High; I do not have the noise you guys are describing...did your engines flash a code prior to replacement?
No codes. From what I've read I think you only get a code if it pretty much fails...mine still worked..was just gunked up with stuff so it clattered. Some say it's carbon deposits or whatever and the valve just clatters when it opens and closes. it was still doing it's job...just with noise. So I replaced.
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With code P0406 is not necessary the valve. It just tells you that the valve is on high end. This can be the result of air intake problems like wrong signal from sensors like maf, map or temp.
Check it first or better, clear error memory and set readiness codes on zero and drive. When it comes back, Check what I said. With this code the light should come on anyway and you will notice it. Just change the valve if you find nothing else and please, would be great if you would keep me in the loop. I'm very interested, what the results are!
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good info,
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