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PCV post-replacement issues

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Re: PCV post-replacement issues

Post by erikv11 » Mon Apr 25, 2016 12:41 pm

beigg wrote:Maybe we are misterming the part in question?

Bolts to radiator side of block in a vertical manner and feeds a spider web of vacuum lines, one to the top of engine and one to intake tube at compressor then a few other areas.
Actually, that sounds like the oil trap.
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Re: PCV post-replacement issues

Post by polskamafia mjl » Mon Apr 25, 2016 5:59 pm

The description was a bit vague. Either way, not a flame trap. :D
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Re: PCV post-replacement issues

Post by beigg » Fri Apr 29, 2016 1:37 am

its cross refs as both names
ugh smh 850 Turbo fridge

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Re: PCV post-replacement issues

Post by rspi » Fri Apr 29, 2016 4:54 am

Have you done a compression test.
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Re: PCV post-replacement issues

Post by polskamafia mjl » Tue May 03, 2016 4:51 pm

I don't remember the intake hose being too difficult I think there is a hard to reach clamp on the turbo side but if you lean across the engine you should be able to see/feel it well enough.
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Re: PCV post-replacement issues

Post by polskamafia mjl » Tue May 03, 2016 7:21 pm

COuld be; do you have a boost gauge hooked up? That's the only reliable way to tell. More importantly, how is the oil leak situation?
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Re: PCV post-replacement issues

Post by polskamafia mjl » Tue May 03, 2016 7:45 pm

Do the glove test on the dipstick tube to see whether the PCV is working correctly or not. I don't remember whether you did the heater hose mod I mentioned in the beginning. That would be my next step.
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