How to Check Valve O Rings?

Answer There are several different reasons for why O-rings can fail. Checking for damage is relatively easy. In most cases it is easy to tell that the O-ring does not look normal, but when you identify th... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Check Valve O Rings

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Bad oil rings or valve seal?

If you put oil down the spark plug valley and test the the compression and it raises a significant amount then it's your piston rings. If it may only raise it a little bit or not at all then it's y... Read More »

How to Change Valve Gasket Covers and O-Rings?

The valve cover gaskets and O-rings keep oil in the heads. The oil is pumped up to the heads via the oil pump and oils the valves and valve springs. If the oil leaks out of the O-rings or valve cov... Read More »

How to Replace the Valve Cover Gasket O-Rings on a 1993 Accord?

The 1993 Honda Accord's spark plugs go through the valve cover. As a result, the valve cover itself has a gasket in addition to the O-rings for the spark plug holes. If one or the other leaks, you ... Read More »