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I have a Tonnele cover on the back of my Toyota, however it leaks a lot what can I do to help stop the leak

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SOURCE: Toyota Camey oil leaks around timing chain cover

addatives don't fix the problem. They only make the problem a bigger deal when they stop masking the problem. You have a main seal leak. if you don't know what that is go get it fixed. It is not a simple fix.

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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SOURCE: my toyota camry 1999 has oil leak and i replaced the valve cover

Replace the half round rubber gromets at the cylinder head ends just under the gasket you replaced

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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SOURCE: 1995 toyota camry leaking oil from behind the

either the cam seals are leaking or the valve cover gasket is leaking into the timing cover. maybe even head gasket... but in most of the cases like oil leaking from behind the timing cover the camshaft seal is the faulty .and replacing the camshaft solves the problem. no its not a costly part to be replaced. you can get it from a local car repair tech or from www.autozone.com service center.they also deal in parts. This will help. Thanks please keep updated.please please do rate the solution positively .thank you for using fixya

Posted on Mar 19, 2010

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SOURCE: 1995 toyota camry leaking oil from behind the

If you haven't had the timing belt replace (60,000 miles is the suggested service intervale) this is an overlap of having the timing belt replaced.
If the timing belt is not due for replacement and its the cam shaft seal that is leaking. Its a pretty easy fix. Remove the top timing belt cover , and the crankshaft sensor wiring you may have to remove the front engine mount . Set #1 piston at TDC, Loosen tensioner w/ spring slip off belt. **Remove sprocket pull out old seal with a sharp pick. Greese and install new seal make sure its flush with its bore . Reistall sprocket. Slide belt over Cam sprocket tighten tensioner. Install cover and mount (if applicable) Check timing marks by turning crank two revolutions.
** If CamSprocket Bolt is difficult to remove then remove valve cover and use a 21mm wrench to hold the Camshaft while you crack off Cam Sprocket Bolt.
You will see the groves on the Camshaft where you can place a wrench to hold the shaft.
After you replaced the seal replace the valve cover gasket ONLY IF YOU HAD TO REMOVE THE COVER TO HOLD THE CAM WHILE REMOVING ITS BOLT.

This is about as major as it gets.

Posted on May 17, 2010

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SOURCE: 1996 Toyota Corolla Valve Cover leaking oil

i have a 1996 1.3 toyota corolla and i changes my roccer cover off a glanza turbo and my car leaked oil we changed the gasket but still seemed 2 b leakin a small bit we also put on gasket sealer now the car is not leakin oil but the oil light is commin on only when the car is under 1000 rpm does any1 no wat is worng with it?

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