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Old 09-14-2009, 05:52 PM   #1
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Oil inside spark plug holes. Do I need to replace the valve cover gasket?
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Old 09-14-2009, 10:48 PM   #2
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Are you under 60K miles? It's covered under warranty if you are..

But yes, you need to have your valve cover gaskets replaced.

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Old 09-15-2009, 12:39 AM   #3
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You don't need to replace the valve cover. Just replace the gaskets, spark plug gaskets, and bolt gaskets.
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Old 09-15-2009, 10:15 AM   #4
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You don't need to replace the valve cover. Just replace the gaskets, spark plug gaskets, and bolt gaskets.
Sorry, I corrected my post....only the gaskets need to be replaced
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Old 09-15-2009, 01:08 PM   #5
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sounds like valve stem seals.
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Old 09-15-2009, 03:34 PM   #6
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You don't need to replace the valve cover. Just replace the gaskets, spark plug gaskets, and bolt gaskets.

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