How to Stop a Leak in the Valve Cover Gaskets in a VW?

Answer The valve cover on the four-cylinder Volkswagen engine uses a gasket that will leak oil over time. The gasket tends to dry out and develop small cracks. If the oil leaks onto the exhaust manifold a... Read More »

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How to Repair Valve Cover Gaskets That Leak Oil in a 1997 Dodge Grand Caravan?

The 1997 Dodge Grand Caravan base model came standard with a 2.4-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine and a front-wheel-drive configuration. The valve cover is mounted on the top of the cylinder head an... Read More »

How to Install Valve Cover Gaskets?

Valve covers cover the connection between the push rod ends and the rockers of your engine. Valve cover gaskets ensure that the oil coming to the top of the engine to lubricate the rocker arms does... Read More »

What Are Valve Cover Gaskets Made Of?

The valve cover or valve covers (on V-engines) are fastened to the engine on top of the valve train. A valve cover gasket seals the valve cover to the engine and prevents oil leaks. Over time, val... Read More »

How to Replace Valve Cover Gaskets?

As an engine operates, oil continuously circulates throughout the engine. One of the most important components of an engine are the cylinder heads, which contain the valves, rocker arms and valve s... Read More »