The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve is a designed to allow the ventilation of gases produced in the crankcase of the engine. The PCV Valve is a component of your vehicle’s emissions-control system. It helps to reduce harmful emissions by feeding the crankcase gases back into the vehicles intake system, where they can be reburned.
A PCV valve typically consists of a tube made of steel or plastic and a one way check valve. The PCV valve will connected to both the crankcase of the engine and to the intake manifold.
The PCV valve can fail for a variety of reasons?it could become clogged with dirt and debris, or it could develop cracks or holes that allow contaminants into your engine oil. When this happens, your car may start to experience a variety of symptoms:
- A loss in power when accelerating from a stop
- An increase in fuel consumption
- Engine misfires or stalling at idle speed
How much will it cost?
The typical cost for the testing and replacement is between $20-$50 for parts and labor. This price range is averaged across all passenger vehicles. The actual cost depends on your specific make, model and year. Depending on your specific vehicle, this cost may be lower or higher. This cost estimate is for the specific repair listed and doesn?t include additional, related items that may require repair.
Here is what is included:
- Inspection of PCV Valve
- Replacement if necessary
- Inspection of related components.
How it works
Request a service:
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Choose your service time:
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Get your vehicle repaired:
No waiting at the shop. Our mechanics bring everything that is needed to you. All you have to do is provided a safe area for the work to be performed.
What what need from you
A safe place to work on your vehicle:
No working on the side of busy roads, No working on unstable or steep surfaces. We do not perform repairs during severe weather.
Authorization from a property owner or management.
If you rent please ensure work can be performed where your vehicle is. If your repair work is being done in a parking lot or at your place of employment, please ensure you have permission to have work performed. We do not do repairs in areas restricted by law.