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Valve cover gasket leaking

How to replace the valve cover gasket and spark plug well gasket , if there is oil leakage around the plugs and inside the plug wells

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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.

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