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Intake gasket i need to change my intake mainfold gasket but how

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  • thomas kent Sep 06, 2008

    At 119,000 miles, I went to replace the coil housing and the plug boots when I noticed right away that there was quite a bit of oil between the valve covers. Upon removing the plug boot next to the timing chain, I noticed that there was alot of oil gathered around that plug. So I decieded to replace the gaskets, I soon found out that the valve cover must have at leas one bolt that seems to be attached horizontally from the timing housing because I can get the cover completely released from the driver side but not the pasenger side. I'm wanting to know wether or not there is in fact a bolt there, if not, then how do I replace the gasket to stop it from leaking?

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There should be bolts around the cover and and a couple in the center of cover also unplug all air hoses going to cover u migght have to unplug the throttle cable,and replace the gasket and also the inner gasket that keeps the plugs from getting oil.

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