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Old 12-30-2003, 06:47 AM   #1
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valve cover gasket (quick help)

hello friendly focus owners,, i am installing my vc gasket and i have a question,,
isnt there sometype of sealant to be put on the gasket please post asap as i have the cover off right now and its starting to rain!!!


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Old 12-30-2003, 06:50 AM   #2
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Do you have the rubber gasket that fits in the groove of the valve cover?
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Old 12-30-2003, 06:54 AM   #3
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actually im waiting on the new one to arrive what diff types are there and how do u install each??
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What year is your car? Is the valvecover off? Why are you replacing it?
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Old 12-30-2003, 07:12 AM   #5
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it is the 2000 sedan the cover is on now because started pooring its a$$ off here!!! i am replacing it because it has an oil seeep
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i just got the gasket and parts plus sent me the wrong one ..they sent the gasket for the sohc. i guess that shows there intelligence! i had to tell them 3 times it was the zetec and they still get it wrong. well any info on the sealant stuff that goes on it or install will help thanks
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Old 12-30-2003, 08:52 AM   #7
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make sure you tell them that the engine VIN is "3." at most parts stores i know (including the one i work at), they don't go by what the "name" of the engine is. they go by the VIN. it makes for one giant PITA, but that's just how they do it.

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BTW- if it's a rubber gasket, i wouldn't bother with any silicone
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thanx whiteboy!!!
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hello guys where do these little rubber grommets that came with the rubber gasket go???

please help asap!!!
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they gave me another gasket that is for the dohc but it does not fit, the the center parts of the gasket do not go all the way down the cover like the old one did!!
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