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Old 26 Apr 2016, 07:21 pm
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Default Pcv valve threads don't much the threads on the cover??

Our 01 PT we had to order a new valve cover for it from the dealer and it came with all new screws and gaskets and a pcv valve in already sell it's been over s year so we sent to O'Reilly to get a new pcv valve to put in well we got the old valve out of the engine and went to put the new one in and it wouldn't go in we looked at the threads on the old and new one and they don't match at all. Has someone on here had this problem before or talked to someone who did because I don't really want to go to the dealer because they charge way too much but if I have to go to dealer I will. Thanks for everyone's time I hope someone can help me with this. Please and thank you..
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Old 26 Apr 2016, 07:55 pm
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Default Re: Pcv valve threads don't much the threads on the cover??

If you don't have a local O'Reilly store but order the valve on line, your choice is to send it back, but first take your existing valve and the O'reilly valve to a local auto parts supplier and match out.

You'll find one of two things; your new valve cover came with a variant PCV valve that does match stock specs, (threads) so you'll have to "over the counter", visually match it and your stuck with the O'Reilly valve. In that case, obviously O'Reilly sent it in good faith as a stock replacement valve.

If that is the outcome O'Reilly's may still offer a swap if nor a refund if you get the number of what by then would be the correct fitting valve.

Worst case scenario, the O'Reilly valve is right, they wash their hands of it 'cause their valve was right, and you'll have to put out the bucks for the correct valve from a local supplier or O'Reilly. Good luck.

You might just get under the hood of a friends PT and make the judgement on your own.

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Old 26 Apr 2016, 08:50 pm
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Default Re: Pcv valve threads don't much the threads on the cover??

I needed a new pcv valve for my 2004 turbo lite and couldn't find a matching one at any autopart store. I wound up just picking one up from a nearby Chrysler/Jeep dealership for $12.

I've also seen many PT's at the junkyard and of the ones that still had the valve, none of them matched the one I had in mine.
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Old 27 Apr 2016, 03:55 am
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I needed a new pcv valve for my 2004 turbo lite and couldn't find a matching one at any autopart store. I wound up just picking one up from a nearby Chrysler/Jeep dealership for $12.

I've also seen many PT's at the junkyard and of the ones that still had the valve, none of them matched the one I had in mine.
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If you don't have a local O'Reilly store but order the valve on line, your choice is to send it back, but first take your existing valve and the O'reilly valve to a local auto parts supplier and match out.

You'll find one of two things; your new valve cover came with a variant PCV valve that does match stock specs, (threads) so you'll have to "over the counter", visually match it and your stuck with the O'Reilly valve. In that case, obviously O'Reilly sent it in good faith as a stock replacement valve.

If that is the outcome O'Reilly's may still offer a swap if nor a refund if you get the number of what by then would be the correct fitting valve.

Worst case scenario, the O'Reilly valve is right, they wash their hands of it 'cause their valve was right, and you'll have to put out the bucks for the correct valve from a local supplier or O'Reilly. Good luck.

You might just get under the hood of a friends PT and make the judgement on your own.

Happy Ptin', ptprice
Thanks for the help I think I'll just go to the dealer to get the right one, I'll take the old one with me so they can match it up for me too and I'll do the same. This sucks because on my 04 PT base model I picked up the same pcv valve from O'Reilly and it fits just fine. Maybe it's because the 01 is a limited edition and one of the first ones maybe they designed them different from the other ones. Thanks again guys for the help I'll let you know what I did for it.
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Default Re: Pcv valve threads don't much the threads on the cover??

It's always best to get an OEM part when you can. Especially on emissions control parts. Aftermarket is not specific per vehicle and fit several applications. Odds are that it's not even calibrated correctly for the PT. Just go get one from the dealer and spend the extra $5-$7.00. It's peace of mind.
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