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VS V6 Rocker Cover Gasket Leak.

Fitzy3VSVY

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Hey ppl I have a VS V6 executive and the rocker cover gasket is leaking oil all over my engine but the car still runs perfectly ok I was wondering how hard it is to replace and what expenses are involved because all the mechanics I go to want like over $80.00 plus to do it so I wanna give it a go my self.
any help will be awesome az.

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Danny.
 

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easy stuff bud. dont pay a machenic 2 do this 1 i dont know what thw gaskets a worth but this is a very simple job. dont forget to degrease the engine when you have finished.
 

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see if the bolts are loose first
 

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gaskets

The gaskets are dead simple to fit as the rocker covers have a groove milled in them for the silicone rubber gasket to just drop in.
There are also seals for the rocker cover bolts that should be replaced at the same time.
 

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Ohh ok kool n thanx for the replys, I think im gonna do it my self but I just wanna no now how to do it n what tools I will need? Ill go buy a gasket and give it a go.
Also does brand or material of the gasket matter any type or brand to get???

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You can buy new gaskets(but they are re usable , so make sure you really do need new ones first) from holden/repco(about $20), dont really have to get new rocker cover bolt seals.

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yep dead easy i had a super bad rocker cover gasket leak in my ute when i bought it changed them never leaked a drop since and had a fairly bad one in my sedan to changed and dosent leak either :)
 
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