There should be some bolts around the valve cover remove any tubing pcv valve etc. remove bolts and take old gasket off you may have to scrape some old gasket material off use a razor but be extra careful not to nick the mating surfaces or you may get a leak I personally rub a thin layer of RTV silicone on both sides of gasket walah replace it the same way it came out the new one will be fit exactly to your vehicle make sure to torque the valve cover bolts down to specs which you should have a haynes manual anyway they will be in there warning you better tighten to specs you WILL get leaks then you did it all for nothing invest in a torque wrench
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The cost to replace valve cover gaskets on a 2001 Subaru Legacy is about $600. If the work is done at home the cost is only $100 to $200.
I'm going to replace the valve cover gaskets on my 5.4. The top bolts their very loose, but hesitant to come out. any thing would help me
To replace the valve cover gaskets on a 2003 Jeep Liberty, the valve cover is removed. The old gasket is then removed from both the valve cover and the manifold (old gasket will come off in pieces on both sides). Then spread the sealant on the manifold, place the new gasket on, then put sealant on top of the gasket and replace the valve cover and bolt down.
either tighten the valve cover bolts, or replace the gaskets.
If the valve cover gaskets are leaking, yes.
you do not need to remove intake manifold to change valve cover gaskets. intake bolts to the block. valve covers bolt to the heads EDIT: Theirs some clearance issues but you can maneuver the valve cover out.
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You need to replace the valve cover gaskets.
Take to a qualified BMW mechanic.
They are gaskets under your valve covers that keep oil from leaking out.
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replace valve cover gaskets & spark plug tube seals
autozone.com has detailed instructions on replacing the gaskets.
your self its easy
remove motor mount "dog bones" and also label/remove spark plug wires from spark plugs, remove valve cover, clean cover from debris, use light coat of oil to stick gasket, replace round rubber gaskets, replace cover, wires and "dog bones"
If you are talking about the EXHAUST manifold then most of the time it's the valve cover gasket that is leaking oil. REPLACE VALVE COVER GASKETS. If you are talking about the intake manifold then it has 2 rubber gaskets in the front and rear of it that leak oil real bad. If oil is on the left are right top sides of the intake manifold were the valve covers are then it will be the valve cover gaskets that are leaking oil.
The oil leak is coming from the valve cover gasket and leaking onto the exhaust manifold, the rubber valve cover gaskets get hard from the engine heat and start to leak, you will have to replace the rubber valve cover gaskets to stop the oil leak
Not usually valve cover gaskets tend to leak after time just due to the constant temperature changes in the engine
Please restate the question. What are you talking about? Valve cover gaskets, valve cover, what? need a valve cover
They don't go bad. Either it maintains vac or it does not. If not, just replace gaskets.
It's probably The spark plug well gaskets. You need to remove valve cover and replace the gaskets for the spark plug wells and valve cover. it's a easy repair. It's probably The spark plug well gaskets. You need to remove valve cover and replace the gaskets for the spark plug wells and valve cover. it's a easy repair.
Begin by removing the valve cover retaining bolts. Peel the old gasket off and clean the surface. Put the new valve cover gasket on. Replace the valve covers to their original position.
Most likely the valve cover gaskets are leaking oil the oil is going into the spark plug tubes replace the valve cover gaskets and plugs it should be o.k.Valve cover gasket. Known issue