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What does PCV stand for?

PCV stands for Positive Crankcase Ventilation

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Toyota said it found that if the vehicle was operated in extremely low temperatures, there was a possibility that condensed moisture from the positive crankcase ventilation port could seep into the brake system vacuum port and freeze.
Toyota said it found that if the vehicle was operated in extremely low temperatures, there was a possibility that condensed moisture from the positive crankcase ventilation port could seep into the brake system vacuum port and freeze.
A certified technician will look for the following emission control devices: -- Catalytic converter, -- Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve, -- Positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve, -- Fuel inlet restrictor, -- Air pump, and -- Evaporative control system components such as vapor canisters and lines.