Directions for Valve Cover Gasket Replacement?

Answer The valve cover gasket prevents oil from seeping into the engine bay between the valve cover and the engine head. If the gasket leaks, you risk engine fire from excessive oil buildup and you risk l... Read More »

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Valve Cover Gasket Installation Directions?

Valve cover gaskets wear down over time due to repeated heating of the engine, which causes expansion, and cooling of the engine, which causes contraction. The expanding and contracting actions eve... Read More »

Honda Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Information?

While the mechanics under the hood of a car may look like a foreign language to some, replacing the valve cover gasket on your Honda is a relatively simple procedure that can be performed by even t... Read More »

DIY Valve Cover Gasket Replacement for a '90 Toyota Celica?

The 1990 Toyota Celica has a 1.6-liter 3S-FE or a 2.2-liter 5S-FE engine. In either case, the procedure to replace the valve cover gasket is the same with the exception of the torque specification... Read More »

Installation Directions for a Valve Cover Gasket on a 2000 Oldsmobile Alero?

Installation of a valve cover gasket can be a tricky job, as installing the gasket and cover improperly can result in an oil leak. However, most vehicle owners with basic mechanical knowledge shoul... Read More »