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Old 10-18-2012, 01:08 PM   #1
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OIL LEAK 2005 zxw duratech 2.0

when i pull the plug caps theres oil around the plug. Is it the head gasket, any help would be appreciated. thanks


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Old 10-18-2012, 01:56 PM   #2
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Most of the this has been due to a failing valve cover gasket. I would pull the valve cover and that first.
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yeah if theres oil sitting on top of the plugs thats a good sign its the valve cover gasket.

luckily a lot cheaper and easier to do than the head gasket!
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valve gasket is what i meant to say. thanks guys!!
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