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    car hesitant & poor mpg

    right as above its been gettting worse so bad that when im pulling off the front of the car will dip quite hard when it hesitates. now its quite bad i am getting a lot less miles per tank. im thinking its my egr but just waned to know what you thought before i spend £80 on one, the car is a 2003 1.6 16v astra sxi with 38k on the clock

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    sounds like EGR could be a strong possibilty, has the throttle body been cleaned lately?

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    Sounds like EGR mate, valve stuck open. Common for it
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    Quote Originally Posted by steve1412 View Post
    sounds like EGR could be a strong possibilty, has the throttle body been cleaned lately?

    yea i did it a few weeks back, hars so now ive gotta get a new egr, new drop links cause it clunks over every bump, & get my stereo fixed dam-it! cheers for your help

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    Make sure you get a Delphi branded EGR, about £65 via eBay for your engine. This and drop links are an easy peasy change.

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    is it the twinport model?

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    yeah make sure its delphi other wise ull just have problems like me. might be worth changing your spark plugs and oil my car gets a bit juddery when the oil hasnt been changed in a while

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