DIY E36 Valve Cover Gasket?

Answer As an automobile like the Mercedes E36 ages, it becomes difficult to locate replacement parts. Simple parts such as valve cover gaskets are easy to locate on most domestic vehicles but can cost yo... Read More »

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How to Replace the Valve Cover Gasket on a 350?

The Chevrolet 350 engine is equipped with two cylinder heads, each containing eight valves. Attached to the top of each cylinder head is a one-piece valve cover. Between the cylinder head and the v... Read More »

How Do You Fix a Valve Cover Gasket Leak?

Valve covers keep oil lubricating the rocker arms and pushrods from leaking from the top of the engine. In time, the gasket material weakens and allows oil to seep onto the engine surrounding the v... Read More »

Signs of a Bad Valve Cover Gasket?

Bad valve cover gaskets are a relatively mild problem for car owners that if left unchecked can balloon into engine reconstruction. A faulty cap may cause oil levels within the vehicle's engine to ... Read More »

What is a valve-cover gasket?

Valve covers form a protective shield over a car engine's valves and rocker arms. The valve-cover gasket is a piece of rubber or cork used to keep a tight seal around the delicate parts under the v... Read More »