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Our expert insights into EGR valve replacement in Edinburgh

Our expert insights into EGR valve replacement in Edinburgh

What does an EGR Valve motor do?

The valve controlling your EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) controls the amount of nitrogen oxide emitted into the atmosphere by engines by recycling part of the exhaust gas back into the engine cylinders.

What are the symptoms of a malfunctioning EGR Valve motor?

A rough idle when starting your vehicle or during brief stops (i.e. low engine speeds with a warmed-up engine) can be caused when the EGR is constantly open and a continuous flow of exhaust gases goes into the intake manifold. Poor performance can be caused when the valve is open or closed. The incorrect function of the EGR valve can cause the erratic performance of your vehicle.

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How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your EGR valve replacement in Edinburgh. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we do an EGR Valve Replacement replacement on your car?

There are as many different processes to change an ERG Valve.

  • The mechanic will physically inspect the area around the EGR valve for leaks
  • A full diagnostic test will be carried out with monitoring of live data
  • If deemed to be faulty and once the engine has cooled, the EGR valve will be removed and replaced
  • Diagnostic checks will be run and codes cleared down
  • The vehicle will be tested

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What does an EGR Valve motor do?

The valve controlling your EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) controls the amount of nitrogen oxide emitted into the atmosphere by engines by recycling part of the exhaust gas back into the engine cylinders.

What are the symptoms of a malfunctioning EGR Valve motor?

A rough idle when starting your vehicle or during brief stops (i.e. low engine speeds with a warmed-up engine) can be caused when the EGR is constantly open and a continuous flow of exhaust gases goes into the intake manifold. Poor performance can be caused when the valve is open or closed. The incorrect function of the EGR valve can cause the erratic performance of your vehicle.

View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your EGR valve replacement in Edinburgh. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we do an EGR Valve Replacement replacement on your car?

There are as many different processes to change an ERG Valve.

  • The mechanic will physically inspect the area around the EGR valve for leaks
  • A full diagnostic test will be carried out with monitoring of live data
  • If deemed to be faulty and once the engine has cooled, the EGR valve will be removed and replaced
  • Diagnostic checks will be run and codes cleared down
  • The vehicle will be tested

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Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, how common is an EGR valve replacement?

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How much does EGR valve replacement cost in Edinburgh?

How much does EGR valve replacement cost in Edinburgh?

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A typical EGR valve replacement in Edinburgh costs around £369.55 - £404.56. Depending on your car brand, model and engine, the price of a EGR valve replacement on your vehicle can be higher or lower. We have computed prices for some of the best-selling cars in Edinburgh in order to give you an idea of how much the EGR valve replacement should cost.

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Hyundai Atos-prime

1.6 litres

£467.54 £392.8916%

Volkswagen Caddycaddy-maxi

1.6 litres

£433.19 £373.4414%

Skoda S110l

1.6 litres

£484.07 £396.7818%

Nissan 160

1.6 litres

£491.11 £392.8920%

Audi S7

1.6 litres

£492.82 £400.6719%

Mazda 1800

1.6 litres

£450.85 £369.5518%

Audi S3

1.6 litres

£460.26 £396.7814%

Volvo 760

1.6 litres

£473.34 £404.5615%

Hyundai Coupe-siii

1.6 litres

£482.36 £389.0019%

Porsche 718

1.6 litres

£468.90 £381.2219%

Volvo 760

1.6 litres

£473.34 £404.5615%

Nissan 160

1.6 litres

£491.11 £392.8920%

Volkswagen Caddycaddy-maxi

1.6 litres

£433.19 £373.4414%

Mazda 1800

1.6 litres

£450.85 £369.5518%

Audi S3

1.6 litres

£460.26 £396.7814%
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* The cost of your EGR valve replacement depends on your car make and model and may vary depending on your location.

Our trusted and certified garages in Edinburgh

Truetest Motors Ltd

Edinburgh, UK
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Truetest Motors Ltd is located in Edinburgh, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

RENTEC AUTOCARE

Edinburgh, UK
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20 reviews
We are located in Edinburgh, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.

Ecosse Peugeot Specialists Ltd

Central Scotland, UK
stars-5
14 reviews
We are located in Central Scotland, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.

Onestop Motor Engineers Ltd

Stirling, UK
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27 reviews
Onestop Motor Engineers Ltd and their team of qualified mechanics at Stirling, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

MOTO TECH SCOTLAND

Coatbridge, UK
stars-4.5
27 reviews
MOTO TECH SCOTLAND and their team of qualified mechanics at Coatbridge, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

Uddingston Service & MOT Centre Ltd

Glasgow, UK
stars-5
29 reviews
We are located in Glasgow, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland, in the county of Midlothian, with an estimated population of 488,000.

It is the 2nd biggest city in Scotland (by population) and the 7th in the UK.

Most famous for Edinburgh Castle and the famous Edinburgh International Festival and Festival Fringe, that celebrates the performing arts, theatre and comedy over a 3-week duration in August.

Another great attraction for Scottish tourism is the annual Edinburgh Hogmanay celebration. Originally an informal street party on the Tron Kirk in the Old Town’s High Street, it now covers 4 days of processions, concerts and fireworks, with the street party beginning on Hogmanay.

Edinburgh has 3 football teams that play in the Scottish Professional Football League: Heart of Midlothian, Hibernian and Edinburgh City. In women’s football, Hibs and Spartans play in the SWPL 1.

The most popular cars in Edinburgh

Given their multipurpose appeal as a family car and sensible commuter vehicle, it’s no great surprise to learn that the VW Golf is estimated to be the most popular car in Edinburgh, according to data provided between 2012 to 2018 by ownership and postcode.

Close on its heels—and in order of popularity—are the Volkswagen Tiguan, Land Rover Discovery Sport, Nissan Qashqai and the Ford Fiesta.

Vehicle numbers in Edinburgh

There are approximately 195,000 licensed vehicles in the Edinburgh area, with some of the most popular models including the Ford Focus, the Mini and the Ford Kuga.

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There are a total of 31 Fixter garages in the Edinburgh area, all ready and waiting to provide you with a fantastic quote for your car service, MOT and a wide range of vehicle repairs.

Fixter garages service the following postcodes and more, in and around the Edinburgh area:

  • EH1: Old Town, City Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • EH2: New Town, City Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • EH3: New Town, West End, Tollcross & Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • EH4: Dean Village, Comely Bank, Barnton & Cramond, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • EH5: Granton & Firth of Forth, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • EH6: Leith & Newhaven, Edinburgh, Scotland

What does a EGR Valve do?

The valve controlling your EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) is an important part of your car's engine. It controls the amount of nitrogen oxide emitted into the atmosphere by petrol and diesel engines by recycling part of the exhaust gas back into the engine cylinders.

How common is an EGR valve replacement?

With exhaust gases flowing through the component, it will eventually succumb to the deposits of carbon and hydrocarbons and it will ultimately seize. Replacing an EGR valve is an all too common repair.

How does an EGR valve work and what are the components?

The EGR valve is connected to the exhaust system by a metal tube. When the engine is running, the valve will be opened by the engine management system to allow the exhaust gases to travel up the tube from the exhaust system and back through into the inlet manifold, and afterwards back into the engine. The control of this valve is either driven directly by a solenoid on the EGR unit itself or via a hose to a solenoid on the vacuum circuit that is also opened by the engine management system. Some EGR units have a cooler as part of them, that is plumbed into the engine’s cooling system, literally to cool the exhaust gasses before they go back through. By the exhaust gasses going back into the engine, it reduces NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) content. This is because the exhaust gas reduces the actual oxygen proportion and increases the vapour content, which in return reduces the combustion temperature peak. As more NOx is produced as the temperature rises, this method actively reduces the amount created.

What are the symptoms of a malfunctioning EGR Valve motor?

A rough idle when starting your vehicle or during brief stops (i.e. low engine speeds with a warmed-up engine) can be caused when the EGR is constantly open and a continuous flow of exhaust gases goes into the intake manifold. Poor performance can be caused when the valve is open or closed. The incorrect function of the EGR valve can cause the erratic performance of your vehicle.

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