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Exhaust hose blowing off EGR position sensor

I'm currently dealing with an issue with a mustang I just bought that has been sitting for a year. After replacing the fuel pump and a new battery, I was able to get her running. Problem is I have a serious lack of power and around 3k RPM the exhaust hose that hooks up to the EGR position sensor blows off. I think it could be clogged up cat's causing too much back pressure. any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

BTW it's a 2002 GT Convertible.

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I can't offer much help on your problem, but depending on your state's emissions laws you could look into getting either an offroad midpipe or a high flow catted midpipe. These will give you a nice sound and a small bump in performance. If your problem turns out to be clogged cats, it will most likely be cheaper to get an aftermarket midpipe anyways!


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Welcome to the site!! Does sound like bad cats.


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Welcome and good to see an STL resident here!

Agreed with the above. Could be caused by clogged cats. Buy an aftermarket mid-pipe and be done with it.

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