pcv - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 03-05-2013, 09:53 AM Thread Starter
hardwick48
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Dawson Springs
Posts: 9
pcv

I'm not much of a mechnic, can someone tell me where the pcv is and how to change it? My 2007 uses quite a bit of oil and I read that if you change the pcv it might help.

hardwick48 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 03-05-2013, 10:04 AM
OregonVette
Registered User
2008 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,455
If you are facing the engine bay (hood open, standing in front of the Jeep); the PCV is on top of the Right valve cover (aka as Drivers side).

To replace the PCV:
(you will have to remove the small black plastic block which is darn near on top of the PCV valve. The spark plug wires go into this block. You will need to remove this block first. It is only held on by two 10mil bolts.

Open hood
Get a 10mm (iirc) socket
Unbolt the two bolts which hold this black block to the valve cover assembly.
You will now see the breather hose from the manifold into the valve cover
Pop off this breather hose from the PCV
Some say to use a zip strip to attach to the "crown" of the PCV and pull up. That didn't work for me. I simply used a needle nosed pliers to pull the PCV straight up and out. Super easy!
Push the new replacement PCV into the socket firmly
Reattach the breather hose to the top of the PCV
Insert the two bolts to remount the black spark plug box
Drive and wave to all the hot chicks.





Lastly, when I switched to 5w30 and changed the PCV, my oil usage stopped. I have an early 2008 (built in sept 2007). I bought the Jeep brand new, broke in engine correctly, changed oil religiously with full synth Mobile1.
The Jeep currently has 48,000 miles on the clock. It performs well.
OregonVette is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome