Bad Valve Seals Symptoms?

Answer Valves regulate the amount of fuel and air mixture allowed in the cylinders for combustion. While the valves have guides or sleeves to keep combustion gases from passing through them, the seals on ... Read More »

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How to Tell If Valve Seals or Valve Guides Have Gone Bad?

Valve problems are a sign of serious issues with your car or truck's engine. Properly sealed valves are crucial to your engine's compression. A problem with the valve seals or guides will mean that... Read More »

Types of Valve Seals?

A valve seal is a necessary part of most motors and mechanical equipment. In simple applications, such as attaching a hose to a gas tank, a valve seal provides a vacuum pressure to seal in the gaps... Read More »

How to Install Valve Seals in a 350 Engine?

The valve seals on your 350 engine might harden or break after years of service. A bad seal will lead to oil consumption and cause engine smoke at the tailpipe. You can service the engine and repla... Read More »

How to Install SBC Valve Stem Seals?

If you notice oily black deposits on the spark plugs of your small-block Chevy (SBC), if your "Service Engine Soon" light comes on for no apparent reason, you might think it's major. If your car be... Read More »