How Do Valve Cover Breathers Work?

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What Is the Purpose of Valve Cover Breathers?

Valve cover breathers are generally used with older engines and act as vents to release blowby-induced pressure in an engine's crankcase. Though modern engines take this venting one step further by... Read More »

How to Work the Valve Cover Gaskets in a Montero?

The valve covers on the Mitsubishi Montero are made of pressed steel or aluminum, depending on the year and engine size. Both types of valve covers use rubber gaskets. If the gaskets become dry-rot... Read More »

How to Paint a B16 Valve Cover?

The B16 valve cover is an integral part in the engine of many cars as well as one of the most noticeable car parts under the hood. Car owners often emphasize the valve cover with a custom paint job... 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 »