PCV valve removal

Tiny
JENNIFER THORNTON
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  • 2002 MERCURY SABLE
  • 3.0L
  • 6 CYL
  • TURBO
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 106,959 MILES
How can I get to the PCV valve without taking the manifold off?
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Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 AT 12:53 PM

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Tiny
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Good afternoon,

Can you give me the VIN number so I can get the correct information? There are 2 3.0 engines for your car.

Roy
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Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 AT 1:16 PM
Tiny
JENNIFER THORNTON
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1MEFM55S82G626572 is the VIN and it's a DOHC 24v.
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Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 AT 3:04 PM
Tiny
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Okay, the procedure is below with pictures for you. Yes, you do not need to remove the manifold.

Roy

REMOVAL

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1. Remove the air cleaner outlet tube.

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2. Remove the splash shield.

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3. Remove the throttle spring. Disconnect the accelerator cable and the speed control cable, if equipped.

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4. Remove the bolts and the throttle cable mounting bracket.

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5. Remove the pushpin and position the engine wiring harness out of the way.

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6. Disconnect the Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) hose at the intake manifold and remove.

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7. Remove the PCV valve by rotating the valve 180 degrees and removing it from the oil separator.

INSTALLATION
1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
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Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 AT 3:15 PM

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