How to Check a Valve Gasket?

Answer The steps necessary to check a valve cover gasket are in most part the same steps that would be needed for replacing the gasket. Some of the same tools will be necessary. The valve cover gasket is ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Check a Valve Gasket

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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 »

DIY E36 Valve Cover Gasket?

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 »

How to Replace a GM Valve Cover Gasket?

A worn out or broken valve cover gasket on your GM vehicle can leak engine oil out of the cylinder head and require replacement. Depending upon the particular model you might have to remove one or ... Read More »