How to Change a Volvo 850 Valve Cover?

Answer Volvo manufactured the 850 from 1993 through 1997. The engine is a five-cylinder engine with a two-piece cylinder head --- the upper and lower half. The upper half of the head functions as the valv... Read More »

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How to Change a Valve Cover Gasket on a Volvo?

Valve cover gaskets carry the important task of keeping oil sealed in your Volvo's engine. If oil begins to leak out of your engine, you run the risk of a much larger engine repair bill down the ro... Read More »

How to Replace a Valve Cover Gasket on a Volvo 850?

The valve cover gasket on the Volvo 850 forms a tight seal between the cylinder head and the valve cover. Over time, however, oil and high temperatures take a toll on the gasket, forcing it to brea... Read More »

How to Check & Change a PCV Valve on a Volvo 850?

The PCV valve, known as the positive crankcase ventilation valve, is a component within your Volvo 850 and is responsible for sending burned gases from the crankcase to the combustion chamber. The ... Read More »

How do I check& change a PCV valve on a Volvo 850?

PCV stands for positive crankcase ventilation. PCV systems with valves, like those in the Volvo 850, work to channel emissions from the gas and its combustion into more useful areas of the car. Thi... Read More »