Q: Oil leak from toyota 2e engine

asked by on October 22, 2016

What causes oil leak from valve cover gasket and to air filter

My car has 183345 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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The oil leak from your valve cover is generally caused by a failing valve cover gasket that is not properly sealing or a valve cover that is not properly torqued down. I would suggest having an expert from YourMechanic come to your location to replace your valve cover gasket and correct the oil leak.

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