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Oil leak what is involved and what all has to be removed to replace a leaking side cover gaskett on a 200 dodge 3500 with a 24 valve cummins and is this something i can do my self

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Its something you can do your self but quit difficult. remove injection pump, special tool needed to get the gear off. the lift pump, the ecm. all injection lines and any thing and everything that gets in the way. sensors, coolant lines. to be honest, for a little more cost the head can be removed and new gasket installed. i would rather recommend a customer do that for the same time as just the tappet cover gasket. good luck

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