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Your car's engine needs quality PCV valve to continue in its efficient function. Ensure your car's efficient performance with a top-notch PCV valve.
Engine combustion creates tremendous amounts of energy from the pressurized mixture of air and fuel. But did you know that the engine produces more power than it actually uses? The excess power comes out in the form of exhaust gases. These by-products are actually wasted energy from combustion. If these wastes remain in the engine, it will clog the parts and compromise overall performance. That's why the PCV Valve (Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve) is an important component of your car.
This valve serves as a vent for the upper engine. It prevents unwanted by-products from re-entering from the internal combustion system. It also separates the unwanted by-products from the combustion chamber. After that, the valve funnels the by-products to the exhaust system, where they are guided out of your car through a series of pipes. If it fails, the by-products accumulate in the crankcase, causing your engine to become overworked and worn out.
You can easily diagnose if your PCV Valve is malfunctioning. The first thing to look for is an indication of a malfunctioning air intake system. When the valve is broken, dirt build-ups in your air filter will make your car's fuel consumption inefficient. If that's the case, you should get a PCV valve replacement as soon as possible. Replacements are not expensive, and they can be easily installed. In choosing a replacement, make sure it fits your car specifications and passes OEM standards.

PCV Valve Articles

  • Important Facts You Need to Know About PCV Valve 21 December 2012

    Like the exhaust manifold, the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve is an important part of your vehicle's exhaust system. So how does the PCV valve work? Engine operations usually generate a considerable amount of high-pressure combustion gases. Piston rings prevent these gases from leaking into the crankcase. These vapors contain moisture, combustion by-products, and unburned fuel vapors. To prevent these gases from building up sludge in the crankcase, the PCV valve draws and directs them into the intake manifold. The intake manifold then allows these gases to be re-burned in the engine's cylinders. Given their functions, PCV valves are usually designed to withstand high pressure and temperature. But just like other exhaust components, the PCV valve will periodically wear out. Good thing, you can easily and conveniently get the best replacement by shopping here at Auto Parts Deal.


    • Keeps combustion gases from accumulating in the crankcase

    • Prevents moisture that can cause sludge buildup

    • Reduces harmful exhaust emissions