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2008 - MX-5 - Engine

POSITIVE CRANKCASE VENTILATION (PCV) VALVE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF]

1. Remove the battery cover. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
2. Disconnect the negative battery cable. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF])
3. Remove the intake manifold and the fuel distributor component as a single unit. (See INTAKE-AIR SYSTEM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
4. Remove in the order indicated in the table.



1

Oil separator

2

Retainer

(See Retainer Removal Note.)

(See Retainer Installation Note.)

3

PCV valve


5. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Retainer Removal Note

CAUTION:

1. Insert a flat blade screwdriver with its tip wrapped in a waste cloth into the gap between the retainer and the oil separator as shown in the figure.

2. Spread the side surface of the retainer outward to dismount it with attention to the tab.

Retainer Installation Note

CAUTION:

1. Make sure that the retainer alignment mark is directed as shown in the left diagram before install the retainer to the oil separator.



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