Water in tube between valve cover and intake hose

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bret1197
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Water in tube between valve cover and intake hose

Post by bret1197 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:18 pm

Just wondering if anyone has had an issue with water forming in the hose between the valve cover and the intake hose going into the throttle body. I get a ton of white/oil/water during the winter months almost to the point where the hose gets clogged. Is there any solution.


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Re: Water in tube between valve cover and intake hose

Post by jas88 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:27 pm

Where do you live and how cold is there this past few weeks?
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Re: Water in tube between valve cover and intake hose

Post by bret1197 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:48 pm

I live in the northeast. this only happens in winter and I know it's condensed water but is there any way to prevent it? The throttle body will eventually be affected and I want to avoid that. This can't be normal. Not when it almost cloggs the pipe.

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Re: Water in tube between valve cover and intake hose

Post by jas88 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:29 am

I've never heard of it before but I live in Texas. You might try using some PVC pipe insulation from Home Depot. Just a WAG.
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Re: Water in tube between valve cover and intake hose

Post by xvert » Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:43 am

At us the temperature was less than-30F but such freezing of tubes was not. It seems to me that this is not an inoffensive situation. There is no crankcase ventilation. The PCV valve may be clogged or broken or its heating defective. The result can be an increase of air pressure in the crankcase. This can lead to squeezing out the crankshaft oil seals, oil leaks and large cash outlays.
I would immediately clean and check the PCV valve, also checked the entire crankcase ventilation system

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