2002 Toyota 4Runner Q&A
2002 Toyota 4Runner Question: Cracked Valve Cover
Most likely it is a leaking valve cover gasket, not a cracked valve cover, as this would be very unusual. However it it not impossible. Did the Tech or Service Writer show you the crack?? Because they should be able to point to it so that yo can plainly see it, even if they have to use a mirror etc. Make them prove it or take you car to another shop. here are some shops: https://repairpal.com/directory?address=77062&car_brand_names=Toyota - dandd
I'm surprised to hear that the valve cover has cracked. It must be a defect in the manufacture but I'd have to see it to be sure. If you want to find a specialist, here's our directory link for you: https://repairpal.com/directory?address=77062&car_brand_names=Toyota - Superbob
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