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Old 10-04-2013, 04:56 PM   #1
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Default 1997 accord - P0401 code, how to clean EGR ports?

Hey,

Does anyone know of a good how-to on how to clean these? I found a website howto here: http://www.freewebs.com/hondadude/95...5AccordEGR.htm

but the problem is my accord isn't like that one. It doesn't have the things in I circled in red: http://i.imgur.com/t0GJqC8.jpg neither of those lines are there, or that black valve or that connector looking piece off the black rail.

Its a EX trim with the V-TEC and what I thought was a f22b1 motor but I'm questioning that now... any help is really appreciated, I really don't want to have to take it to a shop but being related to the fuel line I'm weary to go into this without exact instructions
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do a youtube search for "eric the car guy egr port clean"
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Hey,

Does anyone know of a good how-to on how to clean these? I found a website howto here: http://www.freewebs.com/hondadude/95...5AccordEGR.htm
If you own a '94-97 USDM CD Chassis Accord, then this FAQ is correct. Although I would not bother with the carb cleaner, it just turns the soot into muck. Vacuum, various sizes of flat head screwdrivers work like a charm.
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but the problem is my accord isn't like that one. It doesn't have the things in I circled in red: http://i.imgur.com/t0GJqC8.jpg neither of those lines are there, or that black valve or that connector looking piece off the black rail.
Is there a vacuum hose that bypasses/loops the two metal lines that normally feed that solenoid? Or is there no indication at all of anything ever existing?
As long as you have the divorced EGR manifold...
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...located under the fuel rail.
I would not be concerned with those missing parts. If the EGR system was non functional more than likely the lift valve code(P1491) would also have appeared. One step I would add to that EGR DIY would be to purchase an EGR valve gasket. Remove the EGR valve and clean its base/pintle valve of carbon and soot built up. There won't be much, but if your car has over 200Kmiles on it, there will be a layer that can reduce total flow to the EGR manifold. Check/clean both ports in the manifold as well.
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Its a EX trim with the V-TEC and what I thought was a f22b1 motor but I'm questioning that now...
Stand in front of the car, look down where the engine and transmission connect, above where the front mount there will be a pad with a cast in alphanumeric code, it will be F22B1 or F22B2 for a USDM CD Accord.
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If your car is non stock, or non USDM, it may have a different engine such as a F20, F23, etc.
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