EGR code on 1996 mustang gt. Can it cause problems in future?? - Ford Mustang Forum

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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-24-2008 Thread Starter
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EGR code on 1996 mustang gt. Can it cause problems in future??

I checked the codes on my 96 gt and the o2 sensor and the EGR error codes came on. Now the tube coming out of the top cylinder part of the EGR tore off at the end i simply did a quick fix and adjusted it to fit back. I found a place where i could get a new EGR for $35.99 but i've heard you can just delete the EGR right off. Now emission test is not a problem cuz i have offroad H-pipes anyway and i konw a guy who will pass inspection for me.

Will the faulty EGR cause any power problems, so far the car is not idling rough at all. I just had my coil packs and wires replaced with MSD's.

Thanks for the advice guys appreciate it.



1996 mustang gt. BBK CIA, BBK long tube headers, Off-road h-pipe, flowmasters, bbk fuel regulator, 75 mm throttle boddy 75 mm trick flow plenum, MSD ignition coil packs & wires.

1996 mustang GT 5 spd
PI heads and PI intake manifold
AFM N-22 Cams
Sportline Lowering Sprngs, SFC's
BBK CIA, 75mm Thottle Body, 75mm TrickFlow plenum, Longtube Headers, Offroad X-pipe, Flow masters , 3.73's , BBK fuel regulator, MSD coil packs & wires
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with eliminating the will need to calibrate the air/fuel might see a lil lean condition otherwise...reason being the egr recirculates the unburnt gases back into the motor...then all of a suden you eliminate you have to have it calibrated for the egr not being there!

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pi conversion heads ported, comp cams, 24lbs injectors, pro-m mass air meter, bbk cold air, livewires, screamin deamon coils, bbk lowering springs, pro 5.0 shifter, mac lower and upper control arms, kyb front and rear shocks/struts, centerforce dual friction clutch, frp shorty headers, upper plenum ported, frp 70mm throttle body, frp 3:73 gears, straight pipes, 17x9 front by 17x10.5 rear cobra r's
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-25-2008
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EGR can cause some small driveability problems but nothing to really worrie about and if you have access to a turner, you can tune around it...also we sell an EGR delete kit for $12.95 that comes wth a block-off plate, gasket, 2 bolts and a cap for the header bung....deleting the EGR will not make anymore HP but does clean-up the engine bay and slightly lowers under hood temps....
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