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71novaguy



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PostSubject: EGR gasket   Mon Nov 17, 2014 7:40 pm

Is there a gasket I am missing on my car? I don't remember there being a gasket between the egr tube and the exhaust manifold. I don't see one when looking for parts. I have a pronounced tick on the passenger side. Since all other gaskets are replaced and bolts tight, id assume this is what I'm missing
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PostSubject: Re: EGR gasket   Mon Nov 17, 2014 9:26 pm

Assume away,..

a loose/leaking egr pipe makes a constant exhaust roar,.

A "tick" exhaust sound comes from one cylinder,. most times a broken bolt,.
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PostSubject: Re: EGR gasket   Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:22 am

No broken bolts. They are all brand new and I have checked torque on them. What I am asking is if there is supposed be a gasket between the exhaust manifold and the egr tube. I don't see any online
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PostSubject: Re: EGR gasket   Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:29 am

71novaguy wrote:
No broken bolts. They are all brand new and I have checked torque on them. What I am asking is if there is supposed be a gasket between the exhaust manifold and the egr tube. I don't see any online

I don't remember ever putting one there,. if its' leaking, i,d think the pipe must be bent a little,.so the flanges are not lining up?

I would try loosening both ends then tightening manifold side first,..

If the flange itself is tweaked,. you might get lucky with some high temp silicone,.??

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PostSubject: Re: EGR gasket   Tue Nov 18, 2014 11:44 am

That's how i installed it. Manifold side first then found the correct intake side gasket and installed.
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PostSubject: Re: EGR gasket   Tue Nov 18, 2014 2:33 pm

no small cracks in the exhaust manifold?
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PostSubject: Re: EGR gasket   Tue Nov 18, 2014 3:14 pm

Possible. Didn't see any when it was off but wasn't really looking
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PostSubject: Re: EGR gasket   Tue Nov 18, 2014 3:53 pm

There was a TSB out for the passenger manifolds cracking on 9C1s, these use the same manifolds and can have the same issue.
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