* It should be specified in the owners manual, and if not, they are relatively cheap ($3-$8) so you could do it when you do a tune up. Check it by popping it off with the engine off (it is located on the top of the engine usually and connected by a small hose) and shake it. It should rattle. If not, it is clogged and needs to be replaced. Here are more opinions and answers from FAQ Farmers: * PCV valves are probably the easiest and cheapest part of keeping the engining running smoothly. They should be changed annually or at least every 2 years. * How often? NEVER. Trade secret among mechanics is take it off every 10-15k miles and soak it in gasoline or other solvent to remove all the gummy oil deposits left by venting the crankcase.All it is is a check valve that is activated by the amount of vacuum a motor creates. I've never bought a new PCV valve for any of the cars I've owned since I started driving 35 year ago. Back then of course,you could work on your car unlike today.Lift the hood and you can't even see the road where as before,you could climb inside under the hood and still have enough room to work.Now you HAVE to bring your car back to the dealer to have it worked on because of all the sensors,valves,computer modules etc etc.People...it's a scam! Save your money on a new PCV valve and just use a little gas from your lawn mower to clean the one you have. * The pcv should be replaced every 35,000 miles. Just cleaning the pcv is not enough. The part that fails on the pcv is the spring and cleaning it will do nothing. This part is cheap and can have a significant impact of gas mileage and on how smooth the car runs. Not the place to be cheap.
replace only when u get a check engine light. the valve is good for the life of the motor(should be)
When you shake the PCV valve it should rattle. If it does not rattle then it is probably stuck and should be replaced.
The PCV valve on a 1999 Astro should be located on top of the valve cover. It plugs in and can be easily replaced.
The PCV valve on q 2007 Torrent is made into the valve cover. It is not removable, the valve cover and PCV valve must be replaced together.
The PCV valve for a 2000 Blazer is mounted in the top of the valve cover. The valve plugs in and easily replaced.
The PCV is non-serviceable. It cannot be replaced.
go to the local auto shop and tell them you ned your pcv valve replaced
should be on top of valve cover This picture will help you find the PCV valve http://www.clublexus.com/forums/es300-and-es330-forum/418700-2001-lexus-es300-pcv-where-is-it.html What you really need to know is that if your engine has been desludged the L shaped plastic PCV valve would have been replaced with the metallic, straight screw in PCV valve first introduced in 2002.
it shoulb be replaced about every 35,000 miles but some might be rivited into the value cover
The PCV valve is on top of the valve cover. Should be a hose connected to it.
The pcv valve should be located on top of the valve cover. It plugs in, and should pull out with some gentle coaxing.
PCV valve is on top of one of your valve covers and it should just pull out there should be a big rubber line on it
These cars have a non serviceable pcv valve system, meaning the dealer does not list a part to be serviced or replaced.
The pcv valve should be in the right end of the front valve cover in a rubber grommet
The PCV valve can be found on the air cleaner housing. The PCV valve will be on the back of the air cleaner housing. The valve should be labeled as such.
The PCV valve should be on top of the valve cover at the back. The valve just plugs in, and slides out of the rubber hose.
Where is the PCV valve located on a 4 cyl ford contour and will this if replaced will let my service engine light go off?
The pcv valve should be located on the top of the valve cover. It is located closer to the rear of the motor.
PCV valve is located on the of the valve cover. There is a hose connecting the valve and the intake manifold. You should not have problems locating it.
I have a 99 tracker 2 liter - I just replaced the pcv valve $15 Off of the manifold there are 2 hoses going to valve cover - One of them has a plastic L shaped pcv valve attached to it sticking in the cover Pull it out then replace and shove back in. If you buy the pcv valve you can visually ID it on the hose Good luck
Pull upward on the hose that the PCV valve is in. The PCV valve will pull out of the hose. The PCV valve is located in the valve cover.
the PCV valve should be located on top of the engine block, on the passenger side. there will be 2- 10mm bolts holding it down and a plate will be labled (PCV) on it. simply remove bolts, the spring and the PCV valve should be sitting right there.
In my opinion it is really pointless to clean the valve, it can be replaced for about $5 to $10 dollars.
The PCV valve is located on the back side valve cover. It should be a plug in type and easy to change.
Disconnect the PCV valve tube from the PCV valve.Disconnect the PCV valve electrical connector if it has one.Turn the PCV valve counterclockwise to remove from the valve cover.To install, reverse the removal procedure.