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How much does Exhaust Gas Recirculation/EGR Valve Replacement cost?

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Exhaust Gas Recirculation/EGR Valve Replacement pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2008 Kia Sportage$388$292.64$94.993%$400.14
2007 Chevrolet Colorado$160$65.45$94.997%$172.95
2011 Chevrolet Express 3500$1107$574.67$531.945%$1176.67
2006 Cadillac CTS$401$305.89$94.993%$413.39
2010 Audi A3$479$384.27$94.992%$491.77
2016 Jaguar XJ$511$368.24$142.483%$529.49

Exhaust Gas Recirculation/EGR Valve Replacement Service

What is the Exhaust Gas Recirculation/EGR Valve all about?

The EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) valve helps lower the car’s exhaust emissions (gases from the tailpipe). It recirculates the portion of the gasses coming out of the engine by putting in back into the intake manifold, where the engine can burn it again, thereby reducing the emissions.

The EGR valve is located in the engine compartment (underneath the hood). Most engines require exhaust gas recirculation to meet emissions standards. If the EGR valve has gone bad, the car will not pass emissions.

Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve

Keep in mind:

During the EGR valve replacement, your mechanic should also inspect the vacuum hoses connected to the EGR valve. If the vacuum hoses are cracked (leaking), the EGR valve will not function properly.

How it's done:

  • Scan the computer system in the car.
  • Check all vacuum related hoses to EGR valve.
  • Test EGR transducer.
  • Verify the EGR port is not plugged.
  • Remove and replace the EGR valve.
  • Clean the carbon deposit on EGR pintle.
  • Clear the trouble codes and test for proper operation of EGR valve.

Our recommendation:

It is a good idea to get an air induction (carbon cleaning) service performed every 50,000 miles. This will clean out any sludge or carbon build up in the air intake system. Always keep up with regular oil changes; it will help prevent sludge build up in the engine.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Exhaust Gas Recirculation/EGR Valve?

  • Check Engine light is on.
  • Possible loss of power.
  • Car will not run smoothly (shake, stumble, may stall).

How important is this service?

The EGR valve helps your vehicle recycle gas. The EGR valve is responsible for taking the gas that comes out of the engine, and sending it through the intake manifold, where the engine can utilize it again. Without the EGR valve your vehicle will not recycle and reuse any of its gas, which increases the emissions. Without the EGR, your car will not pass an emission inspection.

Recent Exhaust Gas Recirculation/EGR Valve Replacement reviews

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2 years of experience
92 reviews
2 years of experience
Chrysler Town & Country V6-3.8L - Exhaust Gas Recirculation/EGR Valve Replacement - Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Bryan was great. I thought the problem was the egr valve and Bryan fixed it with no problem. Thank you.


20 years of experience
39 reviews
20 years of experience
Ford Explorer Sport Trac V6-4.0L - Exhaust Gas Recirculation/EGR Valve - Rex, Georgia
Mike was/is Absolutely Wonderful!! i have to admit that i was a little nervous about this appt because Mark had been here before and i wanted Mark to do this job but didnt call you guys back to ask for Mark....Mike showed up and showed out and i couldnt be more pleased and happy with his work and his patience to answer all of my questions. If Mark and Mike are any indication of the level of expertise you guys have, you have a loyal customer in me. i want him to do the next job!!!


15 years of experience
506 reviews
15 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz ML320 V6-3.2L - Exhaust Gas Recirculation/EGR Valve Replacement - Portland, Oregon
Andrew was very friendly and professional. He worked quickly and resolved the service issue I requested. Thank you!


5 years of experience
13 reviews
5 years of experience
Dodge Charger V8-5.7L - Exhaust Gas Recirculation/EGR Valve - Bethel, Connecticut
Was here right on time very professional knew exactly what needed to be done and get it in the great super timely manner will definitely use his services again highly recommend it

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