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Old 02-04-2019, 09:28 PM
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Hi All,

Should it be routine maintenance to clean the intake manifold?

Also, do ecoboosts have EGR valves? If so, should they be cleaned as routine maintenance?

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I wouldn't clean those unless there was an actual problem.
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^this. if you do that you are taking a chance of damaging something and possibly causing an exhaust leak
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Read the maintenance schedule in/with the owner's manual.
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Read the maintenance schedule in/with the owner's manual.
I have.
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^this. if you do that you are taking a chance of damaging something and possibly causing an exhaust leak
A risk I am willing to take.
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I wouldn't clean those unless there was an actual problem.
I would be willing to clean them if they are dirty.
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