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My name is ***** ***** and I have a 2007 VW Passat with oil

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My name is ***** ***** and I have a 2007 VW Passat with oil in the spark plug well when I was changing a coil. Wondering what the issue is
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Had a diagnosis code of cylinder 2 misfire and vacuum leak on engine
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  AZTechBrian replied 6 months ago.
Hello. the problem is the valve cover gasket is leaking. Around the spark plug openings is a rubber o ring that seals the valve cover to the cylinder head. Over time those seals get hard and stop sealing. The resolution would be to replace the valve cover gasket. What engine do you have?

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