Will a Clogged PCV Valve Cause an Oil Leak?

Answer The positive crankcase ventilation valve (PCV) is used to reduce the amount of emissions that a vehicle releases into the atmosphere. When the PCV valve becomes clogged, the engine can develop a nu... Read More »

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Can the pressure relief valve on a boiler be clogged?

The pressure relief valves on boilers can become clogged with dirt, sediment and mineral deposits from evaporating water. Relief valves should be opened at least once a year and checked for clogs a... Read More »

What Can Happen If the PCV Valve Gets Clogged on a Toyota Avalon?

The positive crankcase ventilation valve of a Toyota Avalon is part of its emissions control system. The PCV valve---as it is commonly called---is secured in a rubber grommet and mounted in the eng... Read More »

Dad has a leaky valve and Mom has a clogged drain. What can I do to help save their marriage… I mean plumbing?

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What is a diverter valve leak?

A diverter valve is a device used in showers, tubs and other faucets that directs water to different outlets, such as a tub spout and a showerhead. Usually found behind the water control knob, dive... Read More »