I know you posted this in 2000, however, it still very good. I have a basic question and I am knew to this forum and how to search thru it for the possible.
I rigged up a very good pressure adapter, complete with a shrader valve and gauge. However, without a picture or better description, I am having difficulty with " Clamp off the PCV line from the block/valve cover to the intake boot."
I have tried several hoses clamped, to no avail, as I keep the oil cap on but loose and it chatters from the pressure in the crankcase. I have just about given up but thought I would give this a try, asking the original person who wrote it up.
I have a 2002, 1.8l Turbo Jetta, GLS. Can you help or anyone else?
I just made one of these pressure testers for my 2002 audi tt quattro. I found three leaks, cracked hoses all connected to the intake manifold which caused a check engine light, all small splits, Replaced the hoses, cleared the code, car runs great, no check engine light.
Thanks for this thread !
this should be a sticky
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Decent little video by Eric the car guy on how to find a vac leak. I think many people could benefit from watching his videos, They cover many, many things we talk about here.
Here's the video
Nice boost leak tester
Choose the appropriate size for your MAF
^^ nice tester - same price as the ones from frozenboost but has a gauge
I finally made time to pressure test my intake system today & didn't find any bad hoses or connections but I could hear a bubbling sound through the open oil cap… like when a kid blows through his chocolate milk straw.
Background: full EVAP delete with crankcase and valve covers VTA - no catch can at the moment as it was filling up faster than I burn through a tank of gas. Engine oil is the proper colour and I don't have to add any between changes…
Seems pretty weird, any ideas
KO3 @ 30psi...
People, use regulated pressure. Not bottle pressure
Judging by how fast my CC was filling up - I'm thinking the bubbling sound may be from water in the side-mount IC… I'll head over to my friend's garage and see what I can find.
Edit: Well that was wishful thinking… got a little oil out of the side-mount but that's it. The search continues...
Last edited by All_Euro; 12-09-2012 at 11:51 PM.
KO3 @ 30psi...