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Unread 05-06-2013, 05:26 PM   #1
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EGR Blocked off but is it supposed to be there?

I have a 96 Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L V8 4x4 and im doing intake gaskets. When I took the intake off there is a blockoff plate for the egr. Was it there from the factory or did someone put it there? Will it hurt to not have it or? Any info would be great. Thanks

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Unread 05-07-2013, 07:38 AM   #2
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You have a motor from 95 or earlier in there.96 did not have egr.
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Unread 05-07-2013, 07:51 PM   #3
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The egr is blocked off so it must be 96 or newer then right?
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Unread 05-07-2013, 07:57 PM   #4
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96+ wouldnt have had provisions for egr
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Unread 06-11-2013, 03:57 PM   #5
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Well ive concluded that its factory because the wiring harness has no electrical connection for the egr and there was no vacuum hose either so 96+ i believe has no egr!!
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Unread 06-11-2013, 04:00 PM   #6
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EGR was 93-95.
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Its factory but newer castings did away with the EGR port entirely.
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Unread 06-11-2013, 06:46 PM   #8
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he must have an early 96 motor. they probably used a leftover 95 intake and just threw the block off plate on there. i saw a 96 dodge truck in the junkyad today with the egr block off plate. probably the same deal
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Unread 06-11-2013, 07:41 PM   #9
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they had lots of leftover 93-95 motors, so a fair chunk of 96's have the egr block off plate.
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