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Old 08-17-2018, 05:15 PM   #557
Charlie-III
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Join Date: Dec 2002
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: USA, North NJ, 07456
Vehicle:
1998 Legacy 2.5GT
Silver Sleeper BK, 5MT

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Originally Posted by White-o View Post
I'm not 100% sure how this valve even works so I can't tell if its stuck open or not. Theres two rectangle openings and within them, in between them, theres a cylinder extending all the way across. I assume thats the piece that opens and closes. But I'm not sure if this is it in its open or closed position lol
If the valve is stuck open, should I be expecting it to snap shut once I clean it enough?
No, a small electric motor moves it. You can carefully move it back and forth, bit don't force it.
While a new gasket is great, a thin smear of wheel bearing grease does OK on the mating surfaces.
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