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URO pcv hose split after 3 years

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URO pcv hose split after 3 years

Post by darrylrobert » Wed Apr 22, 2020 5:49 am

Had the dreaded oil leak on driveway. After checking the usual suspects drain bolt,filter also tightened the oil pressure switch but the leak continued.

As a last resort i started checking unlikely things like the Uro pcv kit that i installed about 3 years ago. I pulled off the small elbow pipe from the box to engine and found it was split underneth the clamp. I read some negative reviews about URO hoses being soft but the pcv is only oil vapour and its just a plastic box and some hoses, what could go wrong, right?

Lucky for me i still have the old oem hose, after a clean it still in good condition
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Re: URO pcv hose split after 3 years

Post by abscate » Wed Apr 22, 2020 6:28 am

Well, you let oil get on -that rubber part.

I think 3 years might be a record for a URO PCV , well done there.
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Re: URO pcv hose split after 3 years

Post by oragex » Wed Apr 22, 2020 7:54 am

Same, I'm surprised it lasted this long, several people did warn about URO, ProParts Sweden and or Scantech (Scamtech). Pretty much everything Uro is not worth (I have a URO brake booster seal, hope it lasts a while)

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