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The engine light is coming on after i replaced the valve cover gasket.

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Here is the oil leaking Problem Identifying Technique

Engine oil leaks from the valve cover gasket are common.

  • The intake manifold plenum gasket may leak and cause increased oil consumption/burning and a spark knock during acceleration; the gasket should be replaced.
  • External oil leaks from valve cover gaskets, intake gaskets (front or rear), and the rear crankshaft (rear main) seal area are common. The rear main seal is an unlikely source. Normally, the bearing cap mating surfaces (as well as the sealing surface between the oil pan and bearing cap) are the source for the leaks.
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    Is the valve cover leakage coming from a crack on cover or valve gasket (between the cover and engine)?
    If it is coming between the valve cover and engine, then you will need a new gasket. They range between 20-50 bucks depending on vehicle.
    If you can not afford one, for a quick fix, but needs to be corrected as soon as can afford. Your able to make your own quick fix gasket using high heat gasket silicone. It would have to cool off completely before adding silicone making your own bead around the contour of bottom of valve cover then sit for a few hours before starting it.
    If you can afford a new gasket; remove the old one. It might take a scraper.
    Take some sand paper and clean the where the gasket was really good. Wipe clean then add some high heat gasket silicone. then place the gasket on the silicone. Add a bead of high heat gasket silicone to the engine where the valve cover would go, that helps keep it in place when screwing the screws back on.
    If you leakage is coming from a cracked valve cover, i would advise replacing it. I am sure you could find a used cheap one at a local junk yard.

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