Cadillac SRX First Generation Forum - 2004 - 2009 Discussion, PCV lines in Cadillac SRX / XT5 Forums; What exactly are these "dirty and clean" PCV lines that are mentioned in some posts? I have a 2004 V8 ...
- 03-23-14 05:09 PM #1Cadillac Owners Fanatic
- Automobile(s): 2004 SRX V8 AWD
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What exactly are these "dirty and clean" PCV lines that are mentioned in some posts? I have a 2004 V8 awd and would this be something to be concerned about? Have 70K on it with minimal problems(knock on wood!) and like to keep on top of things. Thanx
- 03-24-14 03:59 PM #2
Re: PCV lines
The dirty line goes from the PCV orifice to the intake manifold to evacuate crankcase gasses. The clean line goes from the air supply side to a valve cover to supply clean make up air for the PCV system. Both lines can get brittle and leak, usually causing a DTC.__________________________________________________ ________________
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- 03-25-14 08:43 PM #3