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  1. How to fix N54 carbon build up: RB external PCV modification, catch cans and cleaning

    General BMW Discussions
    Sorry for the images with the white section but I have to do it or they appear the wrong way up. The videos aren't displaying correctly, I think they need admin verification and even then I think there might be a limit on how many I can link for some reason? As promised, this is my how to guide...
  2. BMW E46 323ci - CCV Replacement, which to buy?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I need to replace the CCV on my BMW E46 323ci. I've been looking online but unsure which one I should get. Can anyone recommend, I have the M52TU engine. Thanks
  3. E46 318 N42 Engine - Correct PCV Valve for catch can?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone. After doing a lot of research into changing the CCV system to an oil catch can system, i cannot find which is the correct PCV valve i need to buy for my engine. I was originally told i needed to buy FRAM FV345 PCV valve, however, i just fitted that and took the car for a quick...
  4. 2005 116i sport burning oil.. possible pcv valve

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi.. newbie here. Recently brought a 05 116i sport.. its burning abit of oil. When idling at junctions. When pulling away i get a ploom of bluish smoke and slightly hesitant.. any ideas.. cheers rob
  5. PCV valve 650i - genuine or pattern from eBay?

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi, Just checked the PCV valves and one was shot. I used a genuine BMW item to replace it, which i had bought just in case. Any views on whether the spares i get need to be BMW or generics? Ebay is easier and cheaper than a trip to the BMW dealer. A big thank you to Timm for his idiot's...
  6. Oil catch can install - PCV?

    General BMW Discussions
    I'm looking to do a ccv delete and install a catch can... I've seen that I will need a PCV valve for the outlet port that goes into the manifold Only thing is all the American sites state certain PCV valves that are not available in the UK! Can anyone point me in the right direction of a PCV...
  7. PCV positive crankcase ventilation. Oil consumption.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Does your BMW consume oil? Then watch this video.
  8. PCV valve vac pipe PN, 97 840

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi Anyone have the PN for the vacuum pipe that runs from the fuel-pressure regulator to the PCV valve? Ta. This is it, pic courtesy of Tim.
  9. EGR PCV Removal - Completely.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    EGR PCV Removal - Completely, Would this cause problems? Hi guys, swapped the boost pressure control valve with the EGR pressure control valve today, didnt cure my problem of boost on/off/on/off till about 3krpm but it did feel smoother to drive, however, i didnt put the dirty boost pcv back...
  10. 1998 Z3 2.8 - PCV Kit availability

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    I'm thinking I need to change the PCV/CCV system on the Z3. It's a 1998 car with the M52 engine. I can see various kits available in the States, but is anybody aware of a UK supplier I can get a kit from? Many thanks
  11. 2001 E46 330Ci 'Engine seized' due to PCV Valve failiure

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys, I need some advice/direction as to what to do next. Last friday morning, as I was just pootling along through the local town centre, an unbelievable amount of smoke started bellowing out from the exhaust. I managed to get it up onto the curb pretty sharpish but even after only probably...
  12. how to check for a faulty pcv valve

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, I have previously posted a fault on my bmw 318 convertible 03 plate it has a rough iddle when cold, i have change maf and map sensor and have had no joy. I have been told that there could be a possible pcv valve fault as my car idles fine when i unplug either the maf or map senseors...
  13. Over my head with PCV Cover Replacement on M62 4.4 V8 2002

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    HI There, was performing the standard PCV cover replacement which fails and I think were causing my misfire and performance issues. Not happy with eventually getting the Valve off the back of the intake manifold. I had a look in to see if there was any oil however i managed to disturb the...
  14. Passed my PCV test today

    BFuk Open Topic
    I passed my Pcv test today with 8 minors so im well pleased :thumbsup. it was my second attempt failed it last friday one 1 silly mistake and i only had 4 minors gutted wasnt the word :hihi Wont be long now before i get another Bm Thanks for looking Steve
  15. 2001 E39 540i Lumpy Idle and Misfire worse after PCV Change

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I changed the PCV on the rear of the manifold today which thankfully seems to have cured the white smoke on start up but has also made the misfire and lumpy idle worse. I've checked the hoses best I can and cant find any split's or leaks. Is there something I could have missed?