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2000 Chevrolet S-10 2.2L 4 cyl. valve cover gasget leaking.

I need to replace the valve cover gasget on my S-10. Just how involved a repair is this? Do I need to remove the entire fuel injection system and the intake manifold to get to the gasget? What parts should get ahead of time? I only want to take the truck of service for one day. I have an excellent set of tools and lots of experience on carbureted engines, but have very little with fuel injected ones. Can you recomend a good service manual?

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The factory manual is the only one worth buying, you can also join alldata.com they have factory manuals. As far as the job goes you must remove whatever is in the way, some cars there is little or nothing, but like yours many components must be removed, I would have the written manual in hand before starting the job to avoid costly down time, all you need is the gasket and a good can of spray cleaner, a few razor blades would help, as the old gasket will be as hard as rock.

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