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Trying to get valve cover back on after replacing gasket.

The right(passenger side) valve cover will not go back down onto the pan after replacing the gasket. Gasket is not bunched or poking out anywhere, and there are no obstructions.

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  • katiebug75 May 13, 2009

    its not upside down, I am hoping I have it aligned right, that is what I am trying to figure out, if there is a proper way to align it. I wiggle it around, and yet it still feels as though there is something that needs to happen with it. The bolts will go down into the pan to fasten, leaving a 1/2 gap at the top of the cover. Maybe it is bent?

  • billie ramos
    billie ramos May 11, 2010

    do you align it allright..??....

  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    sure it's not upside down? unless something is in the way it has to go back on!!!

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Turn the valve cover around and then try to place it on the cylinder head.

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