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Old 24 Feb 2008, 01:29 am
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Default Can someone tell me what part goes here...

Hey folks,
I'm having a bit of a 'Dealer Service Department' problem. I had to take my '04 PT GT to a local dealer a few days ago to have the Cam Sensor replaced. Today I got to nosing around under the hood and decided to remove the aircleaner box to get a better look at the part that was (supposedly) replaced. I'm checking it out when I noticed a bare metal area with 2 bolt holes. A very clean, shiny bare metal area surrounded by 4 years of engine dirt and oil. Very sharply delineated, I might add. Obviously, a part had been removed and not replaced. The problem is that I don't have a clue as to what the part may have been, and when I took my photos back to the Dealer, the service guy said it was where an "ERG" (?) would go, but not on my model. He called it a 'white spot', and denied that anything had been removed. Here's the pix I took. Can anyone help me out on this?




and the closeup -


Gee, it doesn't look like a 'white spot' to me.

Thanks for your help!
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Old 24 Feb 2008, 02:59 pm
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Default Re: Can someone tell me what part goes here...

Bill,

I did take a close look at mine and it seems we have completely different engines. With mine being a 2001 Non-turbo and yours a 2004 Turbo, Chrysler did a lot of engineering for yours. I do have an EGR tube in that area that runs from the side of the engine to the air intake and attaches right before the throttle body. I also have and EGR tube that runs from the back of the upper manifold to the engine that Chrysler did away with a year or two after 2001, so maybe they did away with the side EGR tube and the mechanic took the bracket and tube off because it wasn't needed.
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Old 24 Feb 2008, 03:15 pm
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Hey, Crewzin, thanks very much for the response. I'd bet you're right about them just removing 'vestigial' parts, but it's a little annoying that they'd do it without at least giving me a heads up. I'm still going to go down and talk to the Service Manager, tomorrow, but after having read your response I think I might tone down the accusatory remarks I'm sometimes prone to. I get spun pretty easily when I think a Dealer is messin' with me, ya know?

Your answer makes good sense and I really appreciate your taking the time to help me out.

Thanks very much!
Bill
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