[Vwdiesel] Leaky cam seal

Libbybapa at wmconnect.com Libbybapa at wmconnect.com
Sun Aug 29 00:28:57 EDT 2004

Today I worked on the 1.6TD I'm putting into my vanagon.  After I changed the 
cam seal it got me thinking.  The cam seal is placed between the #1 cam cap 
and the head.  There is no mention in Bentley of sealing the edge of the cap 
between the cam seal and the valve cover gasket.  I'm sure it must be a very 
slight weeping leak on almost all engines.  It would almost always be thought to 
be the seal leaking.  Anyone ever seal the cap to head on either side of the 
P.S.  My e-mail program always formats each e-mail that I recieve to fit to 
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Perhaps personal e-mail preferences can be changed for individuals having difficulty 
reading others e-mails.  Let me know if a change in my personal writing 
format is desired.

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