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Henrico Drivers: Is It Time To Replace Your PCV Valve?

Your browser does not support video Improved fuel economy has two benefits for Ashland car owners: less fuel is necessary and fewer emissions are released. Henrico cars and trucks run cleaner than ever. Ashland car owners may not realize that the first federally mandated pollution control device came out almost fifty years ago. Virginia motorists that were around in the early 60’s may remember that the PCV Valve came out on 1964 model cars. PCV stand for Positive Crankcase Ventilation. The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When fuel is burned in the SUV engine, it pushes the pistons down and the crankshaft rotates and sends power to the transmission. Some of the explosive gases from combustion squeeze past the pistons…

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  • Duffy’s Repair Service

    9974 Lickinghole Road
    Ashland, VA 23005

  • Phone: 804-798-5922

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    Monday - Friday
    7:00AM - 5:30PM

    Saturday - Sunday
    Closed

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