EGR cooler removal

#1 by WillS , Thu Dec 27, 2018 4:05 pm

I'm probably missing something really obvious here, but I cannot for the life of me get the cooler block off! I've removed every bolt I can see, but something is keeping it firmly attached and I'm out of ideas! Pic attached of where I am right now.

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RE: EGR cooler removal

#2 by 123hotchef , Thu Dec 27, 2018 4:19 pm

remove the heat sheild and u will see another bolt


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RE: EGR cooler removal

#3 by WillS , Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:08 pm

Which one, the little one on top of the turbo or the big one wrapping around the whole thing?


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#4 by WillS , Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:12 pm

I've been looking at pics of the coolers themselves, and all the YouTube video of how to remove them and there aren't any extra bolts that I've not taken off.


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#5 by Tek76 , Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:58 pm

@WillS Take a browse through this one - Engine & Emission Control - It should give you the lego diagram you need
Online Workshop Manual


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#6 by WillS , Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:11 pm

I found them! Cheers guys. God knows how I'm gonna get them to move, but at least I can stare at them angrily now!


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#7 by 123hotchef , Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:17 pm

where were they


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#8 by WillS , Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:51 pm

Like you said, had to take the shield off to see them! They were the ones tucked under the water pipe on the left of the cooler block. I've soaked them in wd40 and will see if they want to shift tomorrow. Cheers again!


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#9 by Tek76 , Thu Dec 27, 2018 7:39 pm

Throwing a match into a classic here, but have you tried PlusGas instead of the old redcap?


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#10 by Oggi , Thu Dec 27, 2018 7:47 pm

Did this job on mine earlier this year, expected the same as you, nuts rusted solid.....Surprisingly they moved quite easily. Hope you have the same luck.

BTW Duck Oil for me every time beats PlusGas & WD.


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#11 by WillS , Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:21 pm

I'll make up a molotov cocktail of plusgas, duck oil and wd40, soak the bolts and then set fire to the engine compartment. Should sort it.


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RE: EGR cooler removal

#12 by 123hotchef , Fri Dec 28, 2018 12:10 am

Quote: Tek76 wrote in post #9
Throwing a match into a classic here, but have you tried PlusGas instead of the old redcap?

plusgas is wicked but my coacktail is better 50% accetone50%atf


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#13 by Tek76 , Fri Dec 28, 2018 3:22 am

I'd heard o that one, but didn't know anyone that used it.... Not that I don't trust everything I read on tinterweb...... (tongue well and truly in cheek)


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