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Leaking oil around muffler and valve cover

The bolts that come from the engine that tighten the muffler to it are tight, but oil collects around the nuts. Also the valve cover and surrounding area is pretty filthy with oil residue. any help would be appreciated. thanks

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Did change valve cover gasket? I blow mine with each time I use it. Then every month soap and water. When engine is cold.

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  • Alan Fransen
    Alan Fransen Mar 22, 2014

    Hey thanks. I changed it out and it is good for now. When you say you blow yours every time you use it. What do you mean by that. The Soap and water makes a lot of sense. Although in addition i just changed the spark plugs and one was quite a bit dirtier than the other. It was also on the same side as the leaky valve cover.

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    Dennis Key Mar 22, 2014

    I had a air compressor and blow nozzle.

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