How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Rick Lindsey Your Own Question
Rick Lindsey
Rick Lindsey, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Dodge
Satisfied Customers: 21
Experience:  ASE Master certified, 7 years experience at a 5 star chrysler, jeep, and dodge dealership.
Type Your Dodge Question Here...
Rick Lindsey is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I failed a smog test because of a bad pcv

This answer was rated:

I failed a smog test because of a "bad pcv tube." I don't know too much about cars, how much would that run me? Or is it something I could replace myself?
Hello i can help you with that,
PCV(posative crankcase ventalation) tube is a fairly easy and cheap task with minimal mechanic ability you should be able to perform this task. What is the year make and model of the vehicle and ill get you some instructions on doing this .
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I have a 97 dodge intrepid, 3.5l engine.

In the above picture you can see the pvc hose and valve. Go to any parts house and get a pcv hose(any parts rep should be able to help you find what you need. simply remove the old hose(they pull and push on and off) and install the new one. And that should get you through the smog test. Hope that helps. any more questions please ask. Rick
Rick Lindsey and 2 other Dodge Specialists are ready to help you

Related Dodge Questions