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Old 02-08-2013, 12:10 AM   #1
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Question A few questions about my SVT.

Hey all-

I've noticed what may be a vacuum leak within in past few days. When i hit the gas it sounds like a blow-off valve near the firewall. Is it a vacuum leak? And how can I fix it?

Also. I was browsing underneath my car when I pulled my IAC valve and I noticed there was oil leaking around my PCV valve. Is this a major problem?

I have a replacement PCV valve if that's what I need to fix.

Any help would be appreciated.


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Old 02-09-2013, 12:31 AM   #2
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My pcv leaks a small amount over time. Just assumed was nothing major car runs great :/

Sorry if this isn't very helpful :-P
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Have you checked the to elbow clamps? Or the intake manifold couplers? Ford uses non adjustable clamps on both sections, they can loosen over time. The intake oem couplers a known for leaking. CFM sells replacement couplers and clamps. With the car on idle you can spray some brake clean around areas. If you hear a change in idle you found your problem.

As for the pcv valve, I would replace the rubber grommet too. It's only a few dollars.
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