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Oil leaking leaking on spark plugs is it just the valve cover gasket or more?

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Clean the engine then start the engine have look it mybe gasket cover or mybe it is loose.
check the gasket and bolts or nuts which is tighting cover it has washers.
check engine breathe pipe on the valve cover.

Posted on Oct 23, 2008

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SOURCE: oil leaking out of valve cover gasket

It is a Valve Cover Gasket. You can get a new one at any Auto Parts Store. To make this repair last longer, Do not get the Cheap one, Get a Felpro Gasket and it will Quadrupel the Gasket Life. Please Rate My Response! Thanks!

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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SOURCE: valve cover gasket oil leak into spark plugs

you will have to put another valve cover gasket on between each cylinder there is a round gasket between valve cover and cylinder head if you buy the valve cover gasket kit they will be in the kit .please rate this answer thanks.

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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When you buy the valve cover set, it will include the spark plug well "O" rings. Simply remove the valve cover and on the underside of the valve cover, you'll see the "O" rings that need replaced and you'll see exactly how the valve cover gasket itself fits.

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Motor Oil leaks from 1999 Honda Civic EX

make sure they are tight
could be time for head gaskets
make sure the old gasket from the old filter came off the block sometimes they come off old filter and stick this causes a leak due to improper seal.

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

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SOURCE: 1999 Chrysler Sebring Coupe 2.5 oil in spark plug

It is possible the tubes are leaking at the bottom but highly unlikely. There is next to 0 oil pressure in that area so the tubes would actually drain if leaking. I would start with the tube seals and gaskets as you have already planned and check it again later down the road like at the next oil change interval. You're on the right track for the repair, just be patient with the intake plenum and you'll do fine.

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

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