When most of us think about the essential parts of a car, we think of four wheels and a seatbelt, doors and windows that operate correctly, working lights, and an engine to run it all. From there, we remember the parts we see and the parts that break down and send us to the mechanic. One of the parts we do not often see or think about is the PCV (or Positive Crankcase Ventilation) Valve.
Not much bigger than your thumbnail, this small piece plays an important role in the …Read More
All modern vehicles use a PCV valve. This is an innovation in the automotive industry that was invented to help control the vapors that are released inside your engine. These gases can cause damage to your engine, if not released from the compartment. However, you can guess that we don’t want these harmful toxins released into the air. The PCV valve is designed to regulate this, and when it isn’t working properly, it can cause your BMW many problems. Let’s continue to take a closer look below at this important component of your BMW.
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