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How do you find and replace the pcv valve on a 1996 Buick Park Avenue?

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  • Tom Moore Sep 01, 2013

    easy fix..if i can do it..haa... it is , now that Now know this is Not a 'computer part' and will not show up on a 'check engine' light' . to save $ and hassle, just puchasr a PCV ..ha..not pcv kit... at local parts store..Complete kit includes, the Valve, large 1/8 '' thick spring, two O-rings, and the PCV Retainer, that plastic part that 'holds' the pcv valve.. Cost / $15.tx. lets see.. Dorman part # 47033 kit , perfect fix...ok.. pop the hood, face the 3.8, locate the upper maniford( made of Plastic, ) , now to the left side of the upper manifold , located a little part labeled 'pressor sensor' , which is actuallt the M A P sensor, ten times less $ than the M A F sensor, located on the far opposite driver side end. My was old plastic,so i took my time, . You will see that sensor held in place by the pcv black plastic Retainer. Remove the MAP sensor( about 20-30 $ new) disconnecting the electric plug in. don't get in a hurry. After that sensor is removed , you can see that rascal pcv valve hiding low at the bottom of the valve retainer. Now with a handly socket, 5/8" , ( double check that 5/8'' size first) , place the socket in place on top of the retainer, and, because the valve is 'spring-loaded', Pressed Down and turn , at same time, the socket counter clockwise. Rainter may need a little coaking to get removed. THEN the valve is visible. I had to use a needle-nose pliers to grip the old valve up and out. Open your New PCV Valve KIT, Replace and know you saved $$ ! aftermarket.

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3.8 liter non super charged.

Remove the plastic cover over the top of the engine. on the passenger side of the intake plenum there is a senor (MAP Sensor). That sensor mounts to the top of the PCV cover. Remove the MAP sensor. Remove the cover and the PCV valve will be underneath.

Posted on Mar 19, 2011

  • Jeremy W.
    Jeremy W. Mar 19, 2011

    Here's a pic for you.

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