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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Oil Pump Cover Gasket
Common signs include oil leaking near the timing cover or intake manifold and lower than normal oil pressure.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Oil Pan Gasket
Common signs include smoke coming from the engine, oil puddles under the car, and lower than normal oil levels.
How Long Does a Differential Gasket Last?
The rear differential controls the rear pair of wheels so they can rotate at different speeds, which allows your vehicle to travel smoothly and keep traction on the road. If you have...
How Long Does an Oil Filter Housing Gasket Last?
Oil is one of the most important parts of any engine due to the lubrication that it can provide. The internal parts of the engine need a lot of lubrication in...
How Long Does a Manifold Temperature Sensor Last?
Keeping a car running at peak condition is a lot harder that most people think. The engine of a car is a very complicated piece of machinery that has just the...
Symptoms of Bad or Failing Intake Manifold Gaskets
Common signs include the engine constantly overheating, coolant leaking, engine misfires, and a decrease in power, acceleration, and fuel economy.
How Long Does an Intake Manifold Gasket Last?
The only way that a car will be able to run as intended is when it has the right air and fuel mixture. With all of the components on a car...
How Long Does an Oil Cooler Adapter Gasket Last?
There are a number of gaskets on an engine and each of them performs a specific purpose. For most car owners, their gaskets are not something that they think about...
How Long Does an Oil Pump Cover Gasket Last?
In order for the oil in your car to get to where it needs to go, it will need the right amount of pressure. There are a number of different...
How Long Does an Oil Pan Gasket Last?
Maintaining a car is a bit easier said than done to all of the parts that are contained within your engine. One of the things that helps to keep the parts...
How Long Does an Exhaust Manifold Gasket Last?
Your exhaust manifold requires a seal between the cylinder head and the exhaust manifold. This seal is called the exhaust manifold gasket, and is an incredibly hard-working part. The exhaust manifold...
How to Use Engine Block Sealer to Repair a Head Gasket Leak
Head gasket leaks occur when engines overheat and can be costly to repair. Engine block sealer can be a quick and easy alternative for minor cases.
How to Replace a Head Gasket
The cylinder head gasket is a seal located between the engine block and cylinder head assembly. An in-line engine design will have one cylinder head as the cylinders...
How to Troubleshoot and Replace a Leaking Valve Cover Gasket
Valve cover gasket leaks usually start when not much oil leaves the engine. It should be repaired before it causes serious damage and costly repairs.
How to Replace an Intake Manifold Gasket
The intake manifold gaskets fail when coolant is leaking, the engine overheats, or the engine misfires or has reduced performance.
How to Replace an Oil Filter Housing Gasket on Most Cars
Oil filter housing gaskets fail when the oil light is on, there is oil visibly dripping from the filter, or oil pressure is lower than normal.
How to Replace a Differential Gasket
Differential gaskets seals the differential housing and protects the rear-end gears and axles from exposure to the elements.
How To Replace An Exhaust Manifold Gasket
Exhaust manifold gaskets seal gaps to keep exhaust fumes out of the emissions system, as well as reduce engine noise and improve fuel efficiency.
How to Replace an Oil Pan Gasket
Car oil pan gaskets keep oil from leaking out of your car. Check your oil pan gasket at each oil change to maintain correct engine oil levels.

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Just a quick question
What you are describing is oil leaking from the valve cover spark plug seals. The oil will get on the coil boots and spark plugs and cause misfires and short the coils out. You will need to have the valve...
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Regarding valve cover gaskets
The valve cover gaskets will be the same for the GS or GSI. As long as the engine is a 1.6 liter engine you will not have any problem.
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How many gaskets does a 2000 Chevrolet Impala have.
When head gaskets are replaced, several other gaskets may be required. Some of these gaskets may include but are not limited to the valve cover gaskets, intake manifold gaskets, water pump gasket, timing cover gasket, and even in some rare...
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How much does it cost to replace the coolant lines and the upper/lower oil pan gasket?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost to replace the coolant hoses by the turbo and the engine oil pan gasket.
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Reinstalling fuel pump back into tank
If you are not using an OEM, dealer supplied gasket, but rather an aftermarket supplied gasket, that could cause this problem. The gasket you have may simply be too thick. Even if the gaskets are of the same thickness, there...
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Timing chain gasket is bad. I check the engine oil and found chocolate foam. Is it possible the gasket can leak coolant in engine? Fresh rebuild.
Hi there. If you check the engine oil and see the oil look like a milk shake, then the engine oil is mixed with coolant or water. Also if you are finding gasket material in the engine oil, then a...
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Why can't I find a valve cover gasket to fit my 2005 es330 lexus?
Hi there. When it comes to the gasket replacement on the valve cover to your Lexus, I recommend getting the gasket from the dealership or a parts store that sells OEM parts. Aftermarket seals and gaskets for your vehicle may...
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Recently got a estimate to repair the intake manifold. I have anti-freeze in the engine oil and was told it's the intake gasket.
Hi there. To check for a blown head gasket, put a compression tester on each cylinder and see if the engine has compression. If the engine has 130 psi of compression or more, then the cylinders are sealed and working...
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Is Chevy Equinox 2006 worth replacing oil pan gasket? 198,000 miles
Hi there. Replacing the oil pan gasket is part of an engines life and part of a vehicle's maintenance. Every vehicle will eventually need to have the oil pan gasket replaced. Before you replace the oil pan gasket, look around...
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Turbo VS. Non-Turbo Valve Cover Gasket
Hi there. Looks like the gaskets are the same for the turbo and non turbo engines. I recommend asking the local parts store for to see a valve cover gasket for the non turbo engine and a gasket for a...
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'98 VW Bug endless oil leak
Hi there. The valve cover gaskets are probably worn and need replaced. If all of the gaskets are replaced and there is still oil coming out of the engine, then replace the positive crank case vent valve (PCV). If the...
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Car temperature keeps going up and coolant level drops.
Hi there. The milky engine oil is caused when the coolant from the cooling system gets into the engine oil. There are two ways that the coolant can mix with the oil on your vehicle. The first way is through...
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Oil leak\replacement
Hi...the repair procedure for the oil pan gasket on your vehicle is fairly straightforward. However, it is recommended that you have a certified mechanic perform the operation as, at a minimum, you have to have a calibrated torque wrench. Fasteners...
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The gasket is deteriorated in the intake manifold gasket
If the gasket does have to be replaced it is replaced as a "whole". There is no partial intake manifold gasket. Please note that the code you are writing in about, Diagnostic Trouble Code P0171, can set for many reasons...
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Leak and low oil pressure
This suggests that you may have a leaking oil pan gasket. This can happen for a number of reasons, but is usually common due to excessive heat which causes the gasket to shrink creating a leak in the gasket. This...
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I have an oil leak in Chevy Suburban 2001. What would it cost to replace the oil pan gasket or timing cover gasket?
Sent billing question to CS for cost to replace the oil pan gasket or timing cover gasket.
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I just wanted to buy the oil pan gasket for a 2000 honda accord v6 3.0. Can you tell me what you charge?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of replacing the oil pan gasket and parts.
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Valve cover replacement? 2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport
Hi there - manufacturers are using plastic for valve covers, intake manifolds, and other engine components more and more often for weight and expense savings. Unfortunately, with repeated heat cycles, some of these plastics become brittle, or warp and won't...
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When installing a new water pump and thermostat on my 1989 Pontiac grand Prix should I use gasket sealer or silicone grease
In your application, the new thermostat comes with a new rubber seal which is the entire gasketing solution for the thermostat housing. Nothing should be added as that may interfere with the seal. The water pump uses a paper/fiber gasket....

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