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Frequently asked questions
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What is an Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Valve?

An exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve reroutes some of the exhaust gases which are emitted by your Volvo's engine into the combustion chambers to reduce the nitrogen oxide emissions in petrol and diesel engines.
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What are the common symptoms of an issue with the EGR valve?

An EGR valve can fail by remaining permanently open or permanently closed. If the EGR valve is stuck open, you’ll notice one or more of the following symptoms in your Volvo:
  • The vehicle does not idle smoothly when starting or at low engine speeds
  • The engine stalls when idle
  • There’s an increase in fuel consumption
  • Your Volvo smells of fuel while it’s running
  • Your Volvo fails its emissions test
  • The ‘Check Engine’ light is on
Common symptoms if the valve is stuck open include:
  • A tapping noise coming from the engine at low RPM
  • Loud and potentially harmful ignition detonations
  • Your Volvo fails the emissions test
  • The ‘Check Engine’ light will be on
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How to replace the EGR Valve?

If it’s broken, you’ll need to replace your Volvo's EGR valve straightaway to prevent further damage occurring. The process to replace the EGR valve is as follows:
  • Locate the valve
  • Undo the bolts
  • Disconnect the electrical connector
  • Replace the part
The cost of labour when replacing an EGR valve can vary, as locating the valve can take more time on some vehicles than others.
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What does it cost to replace the EGR Valve?

EGR valve repair depends on the make and model of car. As a guide, you should expect to pay between £150 and £300.

How much does a Volvo EGR Valve cost?

The cost of EGR Valve will likely differ greatly depending on which Volvo model you have. Combining the varying cost of parts and the difference in labour hours needed to complete the job, different Volvo models will cost different amounts for EGR Valve. Take a look below at the average quote for EGR Valve on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of the top Volvo models.


EGR Valve Cost by Volvo Model
Volvo ModelAverage PriceGet Quotes
Volvo S40£247.05

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 26/03/2018 and 24/06/2018.