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What might cause the valve oil lifter gasket to fail twice,

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what might cause the valve oil lifter gasket to fail twice
JA: Is this your first time dealing with this issue? What size is your engine?
Customer: the 5.3l was repaired two days ago and is leaking again
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: sorry its a2008 silverado half ton
JA: What year is your Silverado?
Customer: 2008
JA: Are you fixing your Silverado yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i took it to a shop they replaced the oiler manifold and gasket
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: also failed oil pressure sensor was leaking
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 6 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.
I will do my best to assist you.

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 6 months ago.

valve oil lifter gasket ?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
valve lifter oil manifold gasket
Expert:  mike switzer replied 6 months ago.

there is no oil pressure there s the only way for it to fail is from improper installation of the gasket or from a clogged pcv valve causing too much crankcase pressure.