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Author Topic: vw sharan 2005 130 EGR REMOVAL what tools do they use to take this off ?  (Read 1495 times)

Offline Edward James Morgan

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  • Model: Sharan Mk2
  • Spec: 130 s
  • Region: Non UK
is there an easy way to remove the Egr for cleaning i have  failed to remove it after a number of attempts i can't get nothing on the EGR  Pipe allen key nuts which is a right pain someone must have an easier way .

Offline johnnyroper

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  • Model: Galaxy Mk2
  • Spec: 02 tdi 115 ghia
  • Region: South West
  • Country: United Kingdom
They are a bit of a pain to get on,I found it easier to whip off the hose and remove fuel filter from housing. I could then get long end of 6mm Allen key on then and used a combination spanner on short end for leverage, once cracked you can get fingers on them.

Offline vpavlov

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  • Posts: 34
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  • Model: Alhambra Mk2
  • Spec: 05 TDI 130
I find it handy to use a stubby alen wrench.
I have something like this:
and it does the job - especially for the EGR.

Offline Edward James Morgan

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  • Posts: 13
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  • Model: Sharan Mk2
  • Spec: 130 s
  • Region: Non UK
i bought a set of them or ones like it from the motor factors but when i put pressure on them they bent forward may  then ones are better   


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