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So right now my truck has 20k miles till the warranty is up then i plan to delete it. But for now how is the best way to clean all the soot and crap from the egr and intake? I assume just taking it off and cleaning it?
 

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Good luck. Seriously though :confused: I say that because while it could be done, it is apparently a bear to take off. Mine is turned off right now, but is still on the truck. I've heard it's very time consuming to say the least. And that is just taking it off, not then trying to put it back on too :rolleyes:

I would either just leave it be until your warranty is up and mess with it all at once then, or just delete your truck now.
 

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Good luck. Seriously though :confused: I say that because while it could be done, it is apparently a bear to take off. Mine is turned off right now, but is still on the truck. I've heard it's very time consuming to say the least. And that is just taking it off, not then trying to put it back on too :rolleyes:

I would either just leave it be until your warranty is up and mess with it all at once then, or just delete your truck now.
I have a 2016 Canyon with 102K miles on it. I bought it in May with 87K. Out of curiosity I took off the EGR flex pipe that goes to the intake today. It was gunked up and there is oil in the intake . It wasn't obstructed at all but the tip that goes into the intake was covered in oily soot as was the intake as far as I can see.

Truck runs fine.

I did order an oil catch can that will be here this week.

I have an engine and trans tune from GDE but I'm thinking I want to delete the EGR system altogether.

What all does that involve?

I've found very sporadic and not very helpful information on the web about this.
 

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I have a 2016 Canyon with 102K miles on it. I bought it in May with 87K. Out of curiosity I took off the EGR flex pipe that goes to the intake today. It was gunked up and there is oil in the intake . It wasn't obstructed at all but the tip that goes into the intake was covered in oily soot as was the intake as far as I can see.

Truck runs fine.

I did order an oil catch can that will be here this week.

I have an engine and trans tune from GDE but I'm thinking I want to delete the EGR system altogether.

What all does that involve?

I've found very sporadic and not very helpful information on the web about this.
You would need to get their off-road tune to turn the emissions off. Then you could remove it. OZ Tuner makes an EGR delete kit. Or they did. I think American Diesel Power makes one as well. It’s apparently a pain to remove so I haven’t bothered with it yet. The off-road tune will disable it of course which is why I haven’t taken the time to actually replace it yet.
 

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I don't think it would be worth the time to remove the EGR once it's turned off. Really as long as it's not opening anymore it's not hurting anything. Just an opinion.
 

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Has any one tried any of the soot cleaning treatment s they sell. I have an intact time from Duramax on the truck. And at 177000 miles I can only imagine how bad it is gunked up. I think this will be the biggest problem for me as far as longevity.
Some of them are fuel additives and others get added to the system while running. I would delete but it's not that easy any more. What would be the best way to try and maintain other than a good old fashioned take apart and clean.
 

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Any body had a cleaning service done at a shop where they do it on the vehicle. Saw an article about terra clean EGR cleaning tool. I'll go back and try to find the link.
 
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