DIY: Valve Covers?

Answer Valve covers, often called rocker arm covers, cover the cylinder heads of an engine. A gasket is fitted to the valve cover to keep the oil inside the heads. Valve covers are usually made from alumi... Read More »

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How to Remove SVO Valve Covers?

Special Vehicle Operation is a production company that creates performance parts for cars and trucks. SVO was initially started up by Ford in 1981. Among the SVO parts that you can acquire, is a va... Read More »

How to Change Valve Covers?

The valve covers on an engine are almost always installed in a conspicuous spot on or near the top of the motor. The covers are responsible for covering and protecting the valve train. Because they... Read More »

How to Change the Valve Covers on a V-6 Buick?

The valve covers (rocker arm covers) on a V-6 Buick are stamped steel covers attached to the top of the cylinder heads. The valve covers protect the rocker arms, valve springs and valves, and allow... Read More »

How to Stop Leaky Valve Covers on a VW?

The only way to stop a leaky valve cover on your VW is to replace the valve cover gasket. The valve cover gasket is subject to a tremendous amount of internal and external heat in the engine and is... Read More »