Kia Sorento: Inspection - Crankcase Emission Control System - Emission Control System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service ManualKia Sorento: Inspection

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service Manual / Emission Control System / Crankcase Emission Control System / Inspection

1.
After disconnecting the vapor hose from the PCV valve, remove the PCV valve.
2.
Reconnect the PCV valve to the vapor hose.
3.
Inspect the PCV vlave operation.
(1)
Run the engine at idle.
(2)
Put a finger on the open end of the PCV valve.
(3)
Make sure that intake manifold vaccum can be felt.
  
The plunger inside the PCV valve will move back and forth at vacuum.

4.
If the vacuum is not felt, clean or replace the vapor hose.
Schematic Diagram
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Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) Valve Operation Principle
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