Re: Found Problem- Open PCV Valve Port
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Re: Found Problem- Open PCV Valve Port



Maybe a day late...but when our old cars backfire through the carb they can pop off vacuum lines, or caps of the vacuum lines on the carb or in the intake manafold.  It can also split or break old vacuum lines.  So if it EVER one time has backfired, and you start having problems look at them vacuum lines and ports for missing plugs.  

Happy motoring.

Eric Sturgis
Tacoma, WA
1962 Chrysler Newport 2 door HT in Coral Gray
2014 Chrysler 300 3.6L in Jazz Blue
2014 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L (ya it's a HEMI) in Header Orange

On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 11:59 AM, Gary H. <62to65mopar@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
A stuck open valve or leaking PCV hose will cause a lean air fuel ratio

Thanks,
Gary H.


>  -------Original Message-------

>  As I have reported, my engine was not pulling past 5000 rpm and
>  speculation was that it was a fuel supply problem. Well, yesterday I pulled
>  the carb and noticed the PCV port at the base was not capped. (feeling a
>  bit foolish)
>
>
>  Gotta think that was a problem and lead to a lean mixture. Sound like the
>  right call?

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