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The OBDII fault code P0401 means that the engine computer has detected that the Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system flow is insufficient. This is caused by hot exhaust gas coming into contact with cool intake manifold air and condensing into this muck. The first pic shows the intake manifold aperture where the exhaust gas is…

The culprit of many a Ford Bantam gearbox leak. It would appear that the designers decided the transmission would benefit from a breather as an after thought as this plastic pipe is inserted through the top gearbox mounting into the gearbox. Yes you guessed it – any shift / wear on the mounting and the…

The difference between a new and a worn cam shaft lobe. A worn lobe reduces the amount of lift acting upon a valve creating breathing difficulty for the motor.

Opel Corsa cylinder head showing a bent exhaust valve. Cam belt failure! Ouch!

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