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2000 Mercury Sable GS 4dr Sedan

2000 Mercury Sable
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
19 mpg city / 28 mpg hwy
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June 8, 2014, 9:09 am

Jeremy T

Question: PCV valve is broken and stuck

I have gotten to the PCV valve in the Duratech 3.0L Sable engine. I went to unscrew it and it just crumbled. I was very brittle. It is almost flush now. How do i get it out, do i have to go to then inside and get it, or can i break it off little piece by little piece and have a shop vac there pulling the little pieces out while I am breaking them off?

June 23, 2014, 9:31 pm

Richard W
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I would not do the braking off idea. I would take the cover off and replace it that way.

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