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What causes valve cover gasket to leak near the timing chain cover of a 1990 Geo Metro?

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2006-04-06 04:55:08
2006-04-06 04:55:08

Probably sheer age. There are two things that can leak in the areas you refer to. First of course is that valve cover gasket. If it is leaking its no great challenge to replace it. If you are not mechanically inclined then take to to a competent garage and have it done. Of more difficult note is the camshaft seal which is at the top of the engine and a bit more difficult to replace. Once again you will probably want to have that done at a good garage. Best of luck.

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