How to Find the PCV Valve on a 5.0 L 1988 Mustang

Sun, 02/08/2009 - 08:55

On your 1988 Ford Mustang, PCV or Positive Crankcase Ventilation is a component of its closed ventilation system. You are suggested to replace this valve occasionally as mentioned by the manufacturers. The PCV valve tends to recycle crankcase blow by gases throughout the various engine operating circumstances. On the other hand, a bunged or stopped up valve will cause boosted fuel consumption, resulting in the engine to surge during idle and build up mud inside the engine. The subsequent section entails how to find the PCV valve on a 5.0 L 1988 Mustang plus how to make better you car engine’s overall performance.

Step 1:

First of all, come across the PCV valve which is there on the rocker arm or valve cover near to the air filter housing on the engine’s top. The PCV valve is a small plastic tube of about 2 and 3 inches height, together with two smaller tubes protruding and upright the main body. You will see there two rubber hoses attached with these two perpendicular tubes.

Step 2:

Now warily pull the PCV valve and use your hands to grommet off the valve cover.

Step 3:

Take the grommet out from the bottom of the valve.

Step 4:

Detach the two rubber hoses from the PCV valve. In addition try to check the order in which the hoses are connected to the valve.

Step 5:

Check the two hoses that join to the valve for grime, mud and wear. Make them clean otherwise replace the hoses if required.

Step 6:

Attach the two hoses with the new PCV valve.

Step 7:

Next mount the grommet in the new PCV valve.

Step 8:

Put the PCV valve assembly in the rocker arm otherwise valve cover.

Tips & Warnings:

  • It is essential to replace the old PCV valve on your Ford Mustang with a new one that owns the same size as does the old one.

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