Or, How I get better Mileage while on a tow truck. Again. Friday morning in Death Valley I was getting ready to go explore some trails. But, the van will not start. Cranks fine, but no firing. I guess it is lucky it happened in the campground instead of 10 miles off a paved road.
3rd time for a flatbed tow:
Towed from Death Valley to Friendly Ford in Las Vegas. 137 miles - again, Thank You AAA! Arrived 6pm on a Friday night. Talked to the Service Advisor (they were just locking up) and they didn't know if they could look at it on Saturday. So, I'm prepared to camp in my van in the dealer's lot for the weekend.
Surprise, surprise, 9am Saturday the tech has hooked a computer up to my van and by 2:30 I'm on the road back to Death Valley to retrieve my trailer. I never realized an EGR valve could stop the van from starting. I know I have had a couple of EGR codes (P0401) in the last week or so. Now I know not to ignore that code.
Head home (450 miles) in time to see game 4 of the Series.