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SATURN VUE: MY 2007..HOSE FROM THE VALVE COVER TO THE AIR INTAKE

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MY 2007 2.1L SATURN VUE DOES NOT HAVE A PCV VALVE BUT DOES HAVE A HOSE FROM THE VALVE COVER TO THE AIR INTAKE FOR THE ENGINE. IN THE ADVENT OF A BACKFIRE,HOW DO THEY PREVENT BACKFLOW INTO THE ENGINE?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Pragueress replied 8 years ago.

You have a very good question. There is either a baffle, an orifice, or a screen somewhere in that system to arrest and stop backfire. The baffle may even be an integral part of the valve cover.

 

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