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How to replace valve gasket

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How to replace a valve cover gasket on a 2003 Chevy trail blazer


Pull off the valve cover, clean it like new, then use a silicone sealer on the valve cover only, place the new gasket on it and let it set-up (around 1 hour) then bolt the cover back on the head. If you are in a hurry, skip the sealer set-up time and just make sure that the gasket does not move out of position when you put the cover on the head. You can use the truck right after the repair.

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Well basically, you remove the intake plenum and replace the gasket and reinstall the plenum. Here are the steps:

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the remote jumper terminal located at the right strut tower.
2. Remove the air inlet resonator and tube.
3. Remove the throttle actuator cables from the throttle arm and bracket.
4. Disconnect Secondary Runner Valve (SRV), Manifold Tuning Valve (MTV), Throttle Position Sensor (TPS), Idle Air Control (IAC) motor electrical connectors.
5. Remove the electrical connector and the Intake Air Temperature/Manifold Absolute Pressure (TMAP) sensor.
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7. Remove right and left intake manifold supports.
8. Remove support brackets at the intake manifold front corners and MTV.
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I have a 1999 Mitsubishi Galant and need to know how to put on a valve cover gasket. Oil is leaking out and dripping and it's causing it to burn and smoke comes out of the car.


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    • 1 Allow the car to cool. Disconnect the battery terminal. Remove the right side vent screen top extension. Disconnect the ignition coil with power transistor and its wiring and brackets.
    • 2 Disconnect the left hand side coil wires and spark plug wires. Remove the spark plug wires, valve cover bolts and the valve cover. Unplug the electrical connections from the intake manifold runner control actuator. Unfasten the actuator retaining the screws, right bank heated oxygen sensor front and rear.
    • 3 Remove the heated positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve. Remove the heated oxygen sensor plug and the Differential Pressure Feedback EGR (DPFE) sensor. Disconnect the ignition coil with power transistor and its wiring and bracket. Remove the valve cover bolts, the valve cover and the old valve cover gasket. Clean the valve cover seating area with automotive engine cleaner and place the new gasket in the gasket seating area.
    • 4 Replace the parts that were removed and disconnected by reversing the steps. Replace the valve cover gasket and tighten the bolts, in sequence, ensuring not to over tighten. Put back the ignition coil with power transistor and its wiring and bracket, the heated positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve, the heated oxygen sensor plug and the Differential Pressure Feedback EGR (DPFE) sensor.
    • 5 Add oil to the car. Start the car and let it run at idle for a while to check for leaks..

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Oil leak


You should replace the valve cover gaskets.. Get them at a local auto parts store..

Also I would suggest getting a Chilton Book or a similar book for your year make and model.. It had pic diagrams and step by step instructions for replacing most things..
They can be found at most auto part stores or online..

Have a great day !

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Need instructions to replace intake gasket on 99 Pontiac Grand Am


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step 1Materials Valve Cover Gasket Kit ($13 at autozone, big box with two tubes of RTV and 11 neoprene bolt seals) --- alternatively, you can buy the preformed gasket for about $30 - if y…

step 2Remove the intake You'll need your screwdriver to loosen up any clamps. You really only need to remove the section that bolts up to the TB -- this just makes working faster. If you d…

step 3Remove Solenoid I think its an EGR solenoid - regardless, its bolted on to the side of the valve cover. If you can unplug it - be my guest. I couldn't, so I used a socket and unbolted it.

step 4Remove Spark Plug Wires etc. Pull the wires. Also disconnect the PCV canister and breather hose.

step 5Remove Valve Cover Bolts and remove the valve cover Using the Torx bit, remove the valve cover bolts and their gasket washer ring thingies. I think they are all the same size, so no worries about keeping them in order. Th…

step 6Optional - **** out any oil If your gasket failed like mine, you're gonna need to pull some excess oil out of the plug wells. A plastic turkey baster comes in handy here :P I used a pipette - it is wh…

step 7Clean the Mating Surfaces Using the gasket scrapper, remove any and ALL of the old gasket material. Using a #1 (or maybe #2) flat head screwdriver will help get the old material out of the groove…

step 8Apply the RTV Gasket Material Follow the directions on the tube of RTV. Evenly apply a bead of RTV sealant on the valve cover. I added a little extra to the #1 and #2 spark plug well. I did this because…

step 9Put the valve cover back on This is important. Place the valve cover back on the head exactly where you want it without hitting anything. If you smear the wet RTV, you're going to have to clean it off…

step 10Final Steps Now you're pretty much done. Using your socket, replace that solenoid and any hoses you took off. Replace the intake, breather hose and PCV line. Then let your car sit f…

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They can also check your valves and valve seats while it is in there.

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