Kia Optima: Inspection - Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) Valve. Repair procedures - Crankcase Emission Control 
		System - Emission Control System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2020 Service ManualKia Optima: Inspection

1. Insert a thin stick (A) into the PCV valve (B) from the threaded side to check that there is the plunger movement.

If the plunger does not move (PCV valve is clogged), clean or replace the valve.


Removal
1. Disconnect the vapor hose (A). 2. Remove the PCV valve (B). ...

Installation
1. Installation is reverse of removal. PCV Valve installation: 1.9 ~ 2.8 N.m (0.19 ~ 0.29 kgf.m, 1.4 ~ 2.1 lb-ft) ...

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Highway driving
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Hazardous driving conditions
When hazardous driving conditions are encountered such as water, snow, ice, mud, sand, or similar hazards, follow these suggestions: Drive cautiously and allow extra distance for braking. Avoi ...

Installation
In the case of the vehicle equipped with immobilizer or button engine start system, perform "Key Teaching" procedure together ...

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