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VDC 416 643 Breather hose, if it smokes what is that a

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VDC 416 643 Breather hose, if it smokes what is that a symptom of?
JA: How many miles are on the car? Have you been losing oil or coolant?
Customer: 135,000 no and no.
JA: What is the model/year of your VW?
Customer: 2003 VW Jetta 1.8T.....not smoking now but it was.
JA: Are you fixing your Jetta yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing, it just started. unclear on the function of all these hoses.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Car seem to be running okay other than that.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Chris(aka-Moose) replied 3 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose) I prefer to work when others don't, I am here around lunch and after dinner till after midnight.

Are we talking minimal or alot of smoke from the PCV hose?

I assume you see this when removing the hose no longer allowing crankcase vapors to get to the intake?

Expert:  Chris(aka-Moose) replied 2 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • I am following up with you to see if you got everything you needed from my answer.
  • I have not heard back from you, so I assume you were not pleased. We're you pleased with my help?
  • If you were not pleased with my help, please let me know by replying so I can help more.
  • This post is coming up on the 7 day mark where it times out. When a post times out, that means it's no longer on my active list (you reply and I may never know it.)

Thanks Chris