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how difficult is replacing egr valve for a novice

egr valve
egr valve  
Not too difficult, you'll need a 12 mm socket and extension and a 3/8" ratchet to remove the two nuts that connect it to the intake chamber and a wrench (adjustable wrench may work) to remove the large nut at the bottom that connects the valve to the pipe (do this first)picture attached.

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