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Old 02-15-2010, 06:32 PM   #4
Darth Bimmer
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Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Montréal, Qc, Canada
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My Ride: 00 328i & 01 Mcoupe
LOL, the yellow gunk you see is the cause of the CCV failiure, not the otherway around. They're trying to get your money. + The valve itself rarely "fails", it gets clogged. once it's warm, you can fill it with brake cleaner or degreaser, wait a couple minutes and empty it. Once this is done gently blow the passages with compressed air and it'll be like new. I say gently because, if you go at it full pressure, you will dammage the diaphragme inside.

(You need to remove it from the car before performing what I described above)

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