Volvo S60 & V60 The mid level Volvo sedan and wagon that offer power, performance and an exciting ride.

08 S60 PCV system

Old 06-13-2018, 08:24 PM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 42
Default 08 S60 PCV system

My wifeís 08 S60 2.5T has 195k on it. We have owned this car since 2009 when it had 31k miles on it. Iíve performed all of the maintenance myself except for the timing belt change at 120k. I have never changed the PCV box, but have done everything else including suspension parts and doing a tranny drain and fill every 3rd oil change. At every oil change, I check the PCV system by putting a glove over the oil filler and it sucks the glove in. It has done it and continues to do it.
Iím not having any problems with the car and wonder what yíalls opinion is with regard to changing the system. Should I change it now with it sucking the glove in, should I continue checking and wait until it gets to zero pressure then change it?
We intend to keep this car until it quits.
Old 06-19-2018, 08:49 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 4,997

No sense replacing it if its working. I have almost 200k on mine with no issues.
Old 06-24-2018, 09:45 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Birmingham AL
Posts: 1,502

Agreed. If you keep the oil changed and bring the engine to full operating temperature often then the system can go a long time. The reason that they get plugged is that oil is not changed often enough and short trips gum up the works.
Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
Volvo 850
06-16-2012 11:43 AM
Volvo 850
07-03-2011 07:33 AM
Volvo 850
03-04-2006 06:36 PM
Volvo 850
01-18-2006 01:01 AM

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: 08 S60 PCV system

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.