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Cylander head side gasket for V6 engine

L like to know how l can fix the problem, Oil is leaking from the cylinder head front side to the manifold creating smoke. And how many gasket is in the side cylinder head?

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Hi view sonic,

if you're not well verse with engines, i suggest that you leave it to the experts,
this is a delicate matter replacing your cylinder head gasket.

you have to remove a lot of things and it takes a lot of experience in doing this.

you only have one cylinder head gasket.

OR you can try tightening the cylinder head bolts using a torque wrench and see if that would solve your problem.

just remove the cylinder head cover and you can tighten the bolts from there.

tnx 4 using fixya,

drcool


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