Engine cutting out and excessive black smoke, EML on fault code stored 407E EGR fault.
investigation, the EGR valve, EGR pipe and inlet manifold were removed and found to be heavily blocked with
The fault was cured by fitting a new EGR valve, manually cleaning the inlet manifold and EGR
pipe with Forté Diesel Intake Cleaner adding Forté Advanced Formula Diesel Treatment to the fuel tank and carrying
out an extended Forté Advanced Formula Motor Flush. The vehicle was then taken on an extended road test with
the vehicle power and performance restored.
Thanks to Dave at Autopics Ltd in Littlehampton, West Sussex.
Forté's Technical Helpline receives over 300 calls per month. This blog shares solutions for garage workshops on common driveability concerns that can be quickly and effectively treated. The vast majority of those identified are caused by fuel and oil borne contamination formed by natural degradation or via the combustion process. This is a fact of life for internal combustion engines where fossil fuels and oils are used.
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