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How to replace gasket on rocker cover vy commodore

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SOURCE: rocker cover oil leaks NL pajero 1998 NL

The gaskets may not be at fault; the first time the valve cover was removed it was probably damaged by an impatient mechanic.
Most covers are sheet metal and the gaskets have an ugly tendency to get sticky over time making removal very difficult.
An inexperienced or sloppy mechanic can easy damage the edge of the cover causing a permanent distortion that a gasket replacement cannot correct.

I hope you have correctly identified the source of the leak since a warped cylinder head can also cause oil loss but that would be from the junction of the cylinder and block.
That would be much more expensive to correct than replacing a damaged valve cover.

Posted on Jun 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Assembly of sv21 rocker cover

Since nobody bothered to reply, I contacted my local dealer Spare Parts division and solved the problem myself! Ta for nothing!

Posted on May 18, 2009

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SOURCE: 1600 jx turbo diesel rocker cover gasket

your covers probably bent try to track down new one.

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SOURCE: Oil by the spark plugs

the valve cover gasket has inner gasket some times called spark plug tube seal. so replace valve cover gasket will fix it

Posted on Feb 26, 2010

SOURCE: operation guide vy commodore

http://www.downloadmanuals.com.au/workshop-manuals-holden-commodore-list.html
Hope this helpsRegards

Posted on Feb 27, 2012

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