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Will not having an EGR valve on my l200 animal 2005 4d56

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will not having an EGR valve on my l200 animal 2005 4d56 engine cause my head gasket\ engine to fail.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  Jake replied 5 months ago.

removing the EGR valve has nothing to do with the head gasket. Exhaust gas re-circulation is all the EGR system is, if anything no EGR reduces intake carbon deposits and slightly lowers intake temperatures. Honestly, any shop that blames a head gasket failure on an EGR system, probably shouldn't be changing head gaskets in the first place.

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