Originally Posted by Toivo
If the computer says it is bad, it probably is. Poking things with screwdrivers is not practically applied diagnostics.
This is true lol, however I checked into it more after work and it seems that everything in the EGR valve itself seems to be working fine, yet I'm still getting DTC-332 "Insufficient EGR flow". Replacing the o2 sensor tomorrow and will see if that helps for now.