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I bought a valve cover gasket kit but it had no instructions..rings

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i bought a valve cover gasket kit but it had no instructions. Where do the o rings go?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 5 years ago.
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The o-rings go on the bottom side of the valve cover around each of the bolt openings.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
what about the large o-rings?
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 5 years ago.
Large o rings go around the openings for the spark plug holes. Bottom of valve cover looks like picture below.



To prevent oil seepage when installing a new gasket be sure cylinder head sealing surfaces are completely clean and de-greased. Apply RTV sealant on the contact surface of the cylinder head before installing the valve cover with new gasket to the cylinder head.