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Re: engine cylinder head gasket

Qian Qian writes:
> My car is leaking engine oil from engine cylinder head. I had the gasket
> replaced two years ago and was told at that time that it won't leak
> any more. But it began leaking again.

If you're talking about the valve cover gasket, it's very easy to
replace and you can do this yourself.  The gasket is only a few
dollars.  The trick to avoid leaks is to make sure the gasket
sealing surface is clean before you put the new gasket on, and
don't over-tighten the bolts.  They only need to be hand-tight,
otherwise you crush the gasket.

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