Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2003 01:20:24 +0200
From: Simon Putz <>
Subject: Re: does modyfing the crankcase ventilation system do any harm?

On Fri, 22 Aug 2003 18:29:22 +0100 Grunff <> wrote: > The crank case needs to be vented. You can do this by leaving it > open to the atmosphere, but this results in unacceptable > emissions. So we feed the vent back into the inlet manifold, > *after* the throttle body (so it's not depositing oil there). are you absolutely sure of that? on my car a there is this small hose that goes to the intake manifold, and a bigger one that goes down the right side of the engine and it splits up and one hose from there goes to the throttle body and another one goes to the intake tube, just after the air mass meter, next to where this recirculation hose from the APC-solenoid goes. > I really can't think of a single thing to be gained from > modifying it. well reducing the oil deposits was just a thought of mine, but it seems to be better left alone :) > As for the other (bigger) hose, that's the brake servo hose, > leave it alone ;-) are you sure on that? why would the brake servo be connected to the intake manifold? i thought my ABS system is completely electric/hydraulic, and that the servo-function is achieved by the accumulator pump, or did i misunderstand something there. bye simon

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