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How do you remove the canister that is in the way when changing your valve cover gasket?

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It is a really good idea. Usually when you remove the cover and remove the old gasket there is a good chance that you will get some foreign object into the engine.

Remove the valve cover retaining bolts. Remove the valve cover gasket and clean the gasket surface. Put the new valve cover gasket on and return the valve cover to its original position.

Remove the valve cover.....scrape off old gasket.....clean gasket surface on valve cover....apply gasket sealent to valve cover gasket surface.....set gasket in sealent.....reinstall valve cover.

To replace the valve cover, you will need to break the gasket and the o-rings. The gasket prevents oil from leaking.

Remove the valve cover. Peel off the old valve cover gasket. Clean the valve cover gasket surface. Insert the new valve cover gasket.

No you do not.... the valve cover only bolts to the head, and the head bolts to the block... True- these are two different jobs. When changing your valve cover gasket you may just want to ensure that your head bolts and lifters are still torqued down properly. Otherwise, DO NOT remove the head gasket if you simply want to change the valve cover gasket. when replacing the head gasket you should replace the valve cover gasket and may need to (depending on make & model) replace the egr gasket, intake mainifold gasket, and exhaust manifold gasket ...but not the other way around. If your replacing the head gasket ask your local auto shop if they carry a head gasket kit that includes everything necessary in one box...but if your just changing the valve cover gasket then just change that.

i am going to change the valve cover gasket on my 97 cadillac catera, what do i need to remove and do? Is it hard?

how do i remove the valve cover to change the gasket in a toyota camry 1996

remove the valve cover pull off the valve cover gasket and put new one up making sure you dont over tighten the valve cover bolts make sure you have correct torque replace all the o rings inside valve cover while changing main gasket for best results

you have to cut out the fuel cells because they are partially attached to the rocker cover gasket but that will not completely remove it you also have to remove the radiator and then the rocker cover gasket will be suspended in the air. You then have to cut the cords and the gasket will fall to the ground. And the rest is pretty simple.

The valve cover ask it, on a S 40 Volvo, can be replaced by first removing the valve cover. Remove the old gasket and replace with a new gasket.

Begin by removing the cover to your 1993 Ford Ranger valve cover. Remove the gasket and clean the surface. Put the new gasket on and return the elf cover to its original position.

Begin by removing the valve cover from your 1995 Dodge. Remove the valve cover gasket and clean the surface. Put the new gasket on and return the valve cover to its original position.

simply remove the valve cover gasket,take the old one off,clean the area well, and replace the gasket,tighten the cover evenly.(if ur gasket is made of corque take care not to break the gasket

Begin by removing the valve cover retaining bolts. Remove the old belt cover gasket and clean the surface. Put the new valve cover gasket on and reverse the process.

do you mean valve cover gasket? remove the air cleaner. remove the bolts from the valve cover, remove old gasket, clean valve cover with parts cleaner or degreaser (rinse after) put new gasket, retighten screws alternating till snug but not far to tight. make sure you have the correct gasket, alot of places dont stock them and will need to order them.

Try changing the valve cover gasket.

just remove the 3 bolts on top of the valve cover and lift it out,and theres the gasket.

Take the valve cover off and scrap the gasket off with a razor. Be carful not to put any gouges in the on either side.

You may need to tap it with a rubber mallet. You should remove the spark plug wires before doing so. I recommend changing the gasket when you replace the cover.

Remove the valve cover. Remove the head bolts. Remove the head. Remove the head gasket. Clean the surface of the head. Reverse the process to install the new head gasket.

ondo valve cover, bolts remove valve cover, remove old gasket from valve cover and block. clean both surfaces well. put gasket glue on one side of gasket and install on cylinder head. align valve cover than replace bolts . tighten in a cross pattern until thet are snug. don't overtighten.

You can change the head gasket by removing the valve cover. Remove the gasket and clean the gasket surface. Put the new head gasket on the cleaned surface.

Remove the valve cover. Unbolt the head and remove it. Take the old gasket off and clean the gasket surface. Apply the new gasket and reverse the process.


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