Sounds like you do not have a lot of oil in the area just before the turbine fins so that is a good thing. My camera took a crap so i couldn't take pics of mine. Yeah, I did a bunch of research on it last night and figure I need to clean mine, thanks for the response. Corrosion builds up inside the tubes and acts like a blanket is over the rad, and we all know overheating kills diesels. I doubt anything will eliminate it 2. Increase engine speed to 2,000 rpm record water pressure Pressure should be 2-5 inches. Afterwards I could see a thin sheet metal disk in the cap which was free to move up and down.
Start engine and let idle record water pressure Pressure should be zero inches of water or a slight vacuum. I too heard 30k miles, but I figured a good soaking at every service or every other service ought to keep it working. Obtain a water manometer J23951 3. Hey yall im going out on a limb here and trying something. Last time I got it at Napaonline. .
Didn't come out new looking, just got rid of the surface oil. It stands for crankcase depression regulator. Whats with all of the side plumbing on the oil fill tube? A diaphragm seal is sucked down from the air intake and opens and closes the valve as needed. Remove engine oil dipstick from oil dipstick tube. Low or no supply pressure will create stalling, hesitation and injection pump damage.
After a period of time, cylinder and head temperatures will reach unacceptably high levels causing the head bolts to stretch and the head gasket to fail. I took it off, brought it in the house to the kitchen sink. Only finding this out by cutting my good cdr open and seeing how it works , i thought i would share with everyone else. Install oil dipstick in engine oil dipstick tube. It's meant to vent the crankcase emissions up, and not get fuel back into your lube oil.
Some people said it is a maintenance item. If spring holds it open, and you said it was rather stiff, then wouldnt we need a lot of vacuum to pull it closed? I cleaned the oil fill cap with hot soapy water also. The hardest part, really, is turning it just right to get the water out. I dripped some Dawn inside, added warm water, gently shook it, and poured out a lot more sludge. It looks like a brass tuna can. Your truck knowledge is missing! Specifications Crankcase pressure at idle.
Is this valve stuck open or is it supposed to be that way? Mine does seem to have slowed down a little on oil consumption after I changed it. Tried Nappa and no luck. How does oil get all the way up there? If you have too much oil in your valve, you have a back pressure problem, which usually involves a ring and rebore job. I may hace not cleaned the old one long enough did soak it all night but the new one worked with less blow by. It looks to be very old.
For a little bit, I let warm water and Dawn flow through the valve, until it ran clear. . If you see a heavy build-up in the lower section, it must be removed and cleaned also. That valve is part of the crankcase ventilation system and needs to be there. Hope i did the link thing right. I recommend our for best soot control over any other brand. The 95 version is the better one,cheaper too.
As for reccomended change intervals I thought I read somewhere to change them about every 30K miles - but don't quote me on that. I have a bad feeling about this. So, I was about to post this exact question. If not,the Thing is toast crack or hole in the diaphram 3 put a finger on the pinhole,keep it there. Bring the engine to operating temperature. No guarantee it will work after that.