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Used Land Rover EGR Gaskets
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About EGR Gaskets
The Land Rover EGR gasket functions to act as a sealant to the EGR valve, ensuring a tight seal is maintained between the EGR valve and the engine.
An EGR valve (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) is fitted to reduce a car's Nitrogen Oxide emissions. It does this by recirculating some of the engine's exhaust gas back into the engine as this helps to reduce the combustion temperature and therefore the amount of Nitrogen Oxide produced by the engine.
The EGR valve is located between the exhaust and inlet manifold usually on the back of the engine. Often made of rubber or an asbestos mix, sandwiched between the EGR valve and the manifolds, acting as a sealant, is the EGR gasket. The EGR valve is responsible for recirculating or re directing exhaust gases back into the engine through the inlet manifold. The EGR valve is generally controlled or regulated by pressure or VAC lines to ensure that it is opened and closed at the correct time.
The EGR gasket can become worn over time and if frayed, ripped, or falling apart it should be replaced as soon as possible. If there is a problem with the EGR system, the Check Engine warning light should illuminate on the dashboard. Signs of a faulty EGR gasket can include an engine that struggles when idling; a stuttering, shaking engine; an engine that is stalling; and a loss of power when accelerating. To be certain the exact cause of the fault is properly diagnosed it is always a good idea to seek the advice of your mechanic. When replacing this part, choosing to fit the Land Rover EGR gasket will guarantee you get a part that is completely compatible with the make and model of your vehicle.
Land Rover trivia
- Land Rover made the 101 Forward Vehicle for the UK military. It was originally built to haul howitzer cannons! The vehicle is so high, in fact, that a step had to be built into the front wheel so that the driver could get into the cab.
- When the Pope was visiting the UK in 1984, Land Rover designed him a customised Popemobile to use in the country.
- According to the film, Judge Dredd (1995), Land Rover will be the last ever car manufacturer in the world. The car company had a heavy presence in the film, and you can still see some film versions of the car driving around the UK.
- The designer Charles S. King worked with Rolls Royce to design jet engines before going on to build the Range Rover. King would go onto building a car around those jet engines that then held the world land speed record, the first turbine-powered vehicle to do so.
- The Range Rover designer hated what he had made. Charles Spencer "Spen" King CBE, was focused solely on designing a large V8 engine, and then just drew a box around it to show where the engine would sit. It annoyed him for the rest of his life, and he insisted that he'd only put 0.1% of development time on the car shape. He also hated that they would be used for anything other than farming, saying, "...to use them in the school run, or even in towns and cities at all, is completely stupid."