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      01-27-2013, 07:16 AM   #1
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Urgent help needed-Removing EGR valve from e92 335d

Guys im in the middle of removing my egr valve from my e92 335d, i have removed the engine cover, undone all the hose clips attaching the egr, the egr has 4 bolts attaching it to the manifold, i have undone the top 2, but can notttttttt access the bottom 2! just how in the hell do you access an undo the bottom bolts????
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      01-27-2013, 07:35 AM   #2
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cant remember how I did mine but have you searched diy on here im sure theres one
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      01-27-2013, 07:38 AM   #3
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remove the plastic intake ducting (torques drives T-25 IIRC)
then use a 1/4 drive ratchet and put a bendy joint on it along with and extension bar

They are fiddly, but not too bad with the plastic duct removed

The total job took me 25-35 mins
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      01-27-2013, 07:53 AM   #4
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a tip to prevent dropping the bolts into the engine bay..place a rag or plastic bag under the egr valve to act as a net to catch the bolts if you do drop them ..save you time and hassle of trying to find them if they fall into engine bay.
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      01-27-2013, 10:40 AM   #5
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If you can 't access the bottom 2 bolts even if you have done as above , then it's manifold off time , not difficult just long winded . ( 30 mins or so)

It's worth taking off anyway as you can clean all the crap that builds up inside it
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