Q: Locating PCV Valve on 2008 Dodge Dakota 3.7L V6

asked by on

Looked in the Chilton's book, my PCV Valve doesn't come out of the oil filler tube like it's pictured. Went to the store, the part that is labeled for it is not the regular 90 degree "turn and pull" type. It's a threaded metal on one end, then the plastic end where it rattles. No 90 degree angle. I've looked under my hood for about 30 mins, taken out the air filter housing. I must be blind. Need a pic of where this is.

My car has 90000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. This is one of those rare cases when Chilton got it wrong. The PCV valve is actually located on the other side of the engine in the back and near the firewall. It’s located in the rear of the left-side cylinder head.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Locating PCV Valve on 2008 Dodge Dakota 3.7L V6

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Starting problems

Hi, there is a recall on these cars about the TIPM, or Totally Integrated Power Module. If the camshaft position codes have disappeared I would take a look at the TIPM. If the codes are still present, then there may...

Q: Car stalls when stopped, steering wheel locks up

Yes, this is a common problem with CX-9. Carbon deposits can build in the throttle body causing a restriction in airflow and reaction time of the throttle plate causing stalling with no Check Engine Light or no diagnostic trouble codes....

Q: what size is my serpentine belt - 2003 Dodge Dakota

Hello. According to my resources, the serpentine belt size for your vehicle with the 3.9 liter engine is 97.3 inches long and 0.96 inches wide. The belt should also have seven grooves in it. The Dayco part number for this...

Related articles

P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.