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Egr Valve for 2003 honda pilot by oyb(m): 10:10pm On Jan 01, 2010
my 2003 honda pilots has two warning lights on

the check engine and vtm-4 light

i haven't gotten round to taking it to someone with a pc, but i gogled it, and apparently the problem is a defective 'egr valve'

so where can i find one of these, and how much does it cost?

i'm based in lagos


thanks
Re: Egr Valve for 2003 honda pilot by songus: 4:51am On Jan 02, 2010
oyb:

my 2003 honda pilots has two warning lights on

the check engine and vtm-4 light

i haven't gotten round to taking it to someone with a pc, but i gogled it, and apparently the problem is a defective 'egr valve'

so where can i find one of these, and how much does it cost?

i'm based in lagos


thanks

You should be able to order it here:
http://www.partsgeek.com/catalog/2003/honda/pilot/air_intake/egr_valve.html
Re: Egr Valve for 2003 honda pilot by KunleA2(m): 6:09am On Jan 02, 2010
oyb:

my 2003 honda pilots has two warning lights on

the check engine and vtm-4 light

i haven't gotten round to taking it to someone with a pc, but i gogled it, and apparently the problem is a defective 'egr valve'

so where can i find one of these, and how much does it cost?

i'm based in lagos


thanks

As for the EGR, make sure that the hose that connect the EGR is not loose, cracked or broken. You can also remove the EGR and try to clean it and see if it will do the trick. They usually have soot deposits in them and cleaning out the diaghram can make them work well again.

However, if all else fails, pls keep us posted on the issue, lets know how you fair out.
Re: Egr Valve for 2003 honda pilot by sultaan(m): 6:24pm On Jan 02, 2010
I believe you got your answer from here

http://www.hondacarforum.com/honda-technical/39489-i-have-honda-pilot-my-vtm-4-warning-light-came-what-does-mean.html

But you will have to pull the codes first to be sure.

It might be possible to try cleaning the EGR and Idle air controler with a throttlebody cleaner.Honda and Acura are notorious for EGR problems.

The cost will be in the $400 range, which is why I stick with American vehicles.Remember to pull the codes first.
Re: Egr Valve for 2003 honda pilot by ManofGod4: 10:42pm On Oct 15, 2011
@ OYB,

My honda Pilow 2003 is having this same problem, the DTC code is P1491 (EGR Valve Lift Insufficient), i can see the VTM-4 light and check engine alarms. I trust I may have to clean the EGR valve. Please can you tell me how you were able to resolve this problem on your pilot and the mechanic involved.
Re: Egr Valve for 2003 honda pilot by oyb(m): 6:28am On Oct 16, 2011
i think we simply bought another one from a trashed pilot,

if i remember correctly
Re: Egr Valve for 2003 honda pilot by ManofGod4: 10:19pm On Oct 16, 2011
@Oyb,

Thanks for your quick response.

please help me with the contact of the mechanic .

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