i am from Malta and have a 2003 jazz CT 7. love it.

The EGR system reduces the combustion temperatures in the cylinder, which results in lower emissions and discharging fewer oxides of nitrogen (a pollutant). and the fault come EGR. We had exactly the same problem with our 2003 Jazz - to me it needed tuning !

Maybe; you need to look at the signs of a bad EGR valve below to understand the facts. The smell is so strong that can be harmful to your health. Check the EGR system if your car fails the test. Just ordered some EGR cleaner and a new gasket...hopefully tackle it this weekend if they both turn up. You may feel reduced engine power when pressing down the gas pedal or experience acceleration difficulties. Some people will only consider you an expert if they agree with your point of view or advice,  when you give them advice they don't like they consider you an idiot, The infamous EGR valve problem (Honda Jazz 2002-2008), My Honda: 2007 Jazz 1.4 Sport Manual (Japanese built). The Things You Need to Know About Owning a Sports Car, What New Cars to Avoid? the problem s gone, not sure if the V-power have cleaned the valve?? The light flashes if there is a problem with the engine so it will come on when the EGR valve fails. 000569, Member of Tokyo Chamber of Commerce Boueki - 201650, Common Symptoms Of A Bad EGR Valve You Might Not Know, Things To Avoid While Driving An Automatic, Best Tire Pressure Monitoring System Reviews, The Best TOAD Vehicles for Frequent Campers. The engine control unit (ECU) monitors the activities of all engine components. You already know that all problems occur due to two reasons – the EGR valve stuck open or it stuck closed. Remember that some symptoms of a faulty EGR are indications of issues within other parts of the system. Most countries require a vehicle’s emission test every six months. Split post on possible problem with the EGR valve on GE models: The infamous EGR valve problem (Honda Jazz 2002-2008), Quote from: topgeeza on November 08, 2011, 10:58:08 AM, http://www.hondafitjazz.com/manual/A00/HTML/07/SAA2E07A20336335001KDAT00.HTML, Quote from: DV on November 09, 2011, 09:39:07 PM, Quote from: topgeeza on November 09, 2011, 04:35:40 PM, Quote from: Kidder on December 11, 2011, 07:02:23 PM, http://clubjazz.org/forum/index.php?topic=4374.0. so after i read all your write ups which are very helpful i decided to remove the EGR and clean it with carb cleaner. So, it’s possible to divide the symptoms of a bad EGR valve into two categories: An open EGR valve allows exhaust gases getting into the engine but at the wrong time. A malfunctioning EGR valve fails to control the volume of exhaust gases entering the chamber. He owns a car repair shop at downtown Osaka, and he put all that experience to good use in his sharing posts. Open to all owners worldwide. Hi, I have have just had the same issue identified at my dealer on my 03 Jazz after months of thinking it was dodgy fuel. Is your EGR valve faulty? You can examine a vacuum-operated EGR valve with a handheld vacuum pump while a diagnostic scan tool is required for testing an electronic EGR valve. It always seems worse on vehicles which are used on short runs, or light throttle. Found in most gas and diesel engines, the EGR system keeps the emission of automobile’s exhaust gases in check. What are the symptoms of a faulty EGR valve? Common warning signs to look for are: A closed valve does not let exhaust gases entering the engine at all. I have read through all these posts concerning the EGR problem, and I am not entirely certain if my problem is the same.

What problems does a bad EGR valve cause? As a result, the engine requires more fuel to yield any power. The gasoline stink is the result of engine gobbling up more oil than necessary causing the tailpipe to discharge more hydrocarbons. Tsukasa’s blog is one of the best resources for information about keeping your favorite imported car running smoothly. As a concerned driver, you must be aware of the symptoms of a bad EGR valve to avoid contributing to polluting the environment. when u say misfiring, im guessing its like a jurky feeling under light acceleration? I have the Fit/Sport American import model and currently have had 62,000 trouble free miles; until. The infamous EGR valve problem (Honda Jazz 2002-2008) « on: August 14, 2007, 12:44:12 PM » We had exactly the same problem with our 2003 Jazz - to me it needed tuning ! It happens due to the incorrect air to fuel ratio. Thats mine too! It is better to take the car to a servicing shop when the symptoms occur. You should test it before throwing into the junkyard.

How Long Do CVT Transmissions Last? Warning Signs According To The EGR Valve’s Position. I also tried the, heated up the engine and run ed it for a couple of miles on low gear. I was 50 miles into the first leg when my “check engine” icon illuminated. I decided to go to a friend of mine which has equipment to diagnose fault after i had seen the engine indicator on.

You already know that all problems occur due to two reasons – the EGR valve stuck open or it stuck closed.