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Can anyone tell me what this is?

It was connected to the EGR valve


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I should know this but the name of the part has slipped my mind
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looks like a vacuum solenoid of some sort
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I think that's the solenoid that opens and closes the EGR valve.
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egr vacuum solenoid
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Thanks guys, anyone know where this is supposed to be mounted? I found this just hanging on the side of the engine with a bunch of electrical tape wrapped around.
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I should know this but the name of the part has slipped my mind
that was helpful... post count +1
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usually bolts up to the upper intake.
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I ordered the piece today, engine is coming along nice and the other one is getting pulled tomorrow
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dosent it bold up to the right side of the upper part of the manifold
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it is a vacuum regulator solenoid, it controls the vacuum to the egr valve.
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