[A4] Suction/Purge Valve and oil smells/leaks?
dbpulvino at hotmail.com
Wed Jul 18 13:40:41 EDT 2007
Getting ready to replace one of the broken hard plastic cranckcase vent
lines on the V6 which will also wind up opening up some space near the back
of the engine. I've heard a rumor that the suction pump/purge valve, also
located in the back of the engine, can plug and lead to oil leaks via
positive pressure in the engine. Also read that this can lead to an oil
burning smell in the cabin, which I get from time to time along with some
oil leaks off the front of the engine.
As I'm going to be working in that area, I was wondering what peoples
experience with this part may be and if the above story is more than rumor.
Was thinking about ordering the suction pump at the same time as my PCV hard
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