Can't find the pcv valve
2012 Hyundai ix20 1.4 blue

Going through lots of oil but no smoking exhaust and car runs fine.
Was advised to check pcv but cannot locate it on engine.
Problem added: Sep 23, 2021 (9 months ago)

Hyundai ix20 2012
Variant: 1.4 blue
Problem Category
Engine & Drivetrain

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How much oil are you using ?
Answered Sep 23, 2021 (9 months ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
How much oil are you using ?
Almost 3lts over the past week and a bit.
Answered Sep 23, 2021 (9 months ago)
If you are using that much it has to be leaking or burning oil and must show some symptoms indicating what the problem is
Answered Sep 23, 2021 (9 months ago)
Car runs fine , small amount of smoke under hard acceleration but otherwise smoke free.
Not a spot of oil under the car where parked and engine , sump and gearbox all bone dry with no evidence of an oil leak.
Pcv was suggested as a possible answer by a mechanic relative who didn't seem to think the symptoms pointed to piston rings or valve stem oil seals due to how well the car runs and the limited amount of smoke it generates.
Answered Sep 23, 2021 (9 months ago)
Usually if PCV valve is faulty it causes build up of pressure in crankcase which often causes oil leaks which you dont have . If you get the engine to working temp and leave to idle for a minute or so and then rev up , any wear on valve stem seals or guides should show on blue smoke from exhaust .
Answered Sep 23, 2021 (9 months ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
Usually if PCV valve is faulty it causes build up of pressure in crankcase which often causes oil leaks which you dont have . If you get the engine to working temp and leave to idle for a minute or so and then rev up , any wear on valve stem seals or guides should show on blue smoke from exhaust .
Thanks for the reply.
Can you tell me where the pcv is located ?
Answered Sep 23, 2021 (9 months ago)
Sorry not sure of location but ask on here and I'm sure they will advise

https://www.hyundai-forums.com/
Answered Sep 23, 2021 (9 months ago)

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