What Are Valve Cover Gaskets Made Of?

Answer 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 »

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How to Replace Valve Cover Gaskets on a GM 3.1L?

The GM 3.1-liter engine comes in many Chevrolet vehicles, including the 2002 Malibu. Valve cover gaskets should be replaced as soon as you notice them leaking. Since the 3.1-liter engine is availab... 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 »

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 »

How to Replace Valve Cover Gaskets on a BMW 330ci?

The valve cover gasket on a BMW 330ci is that all-important gasket located between the head and the valve cover itself, preventing oil from leaking onto the top of the engine. Over time however, th... Read More »