Kia Soul: Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) Valve Inspection - Crankcase Emission Control System - Emission Control SystemKia Soul: Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) Valve Inspection

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Emission Control System / Crankcase Emission Control System / Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) Valve Inspection

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Insert a thin stick (A) into the PCV valve (B) from the threaded side to check that the plunger movement.

  
If the plunger does not move (PCV valve is clogged), clean or replace the valve.
    Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) Valve Removal
    1. Disconnect the vapor hose (A). 2. Remove the PCV valve (B). ...

    Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) Valve Installation
    1. Install in the reverse order of removal. PCV Valve: 7.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (0.8 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 5.8 ~ 8.7 lb-ft) ...

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    Condenser Inspection
    1. Check the condenser fins for clogging and damage. If clogged, clean them with water, and blow them with compressed air. If bent, gently bend them using a screwdrive ...

    Roof Trim Assembly Replacement
       • Put on gloves to protect your hands. ...

    Trailer towing
    We do not recommend using this vehicle for trailer towing. ...