2003 Honda Accord Q&A

2003 Honda Accord Question: I think starter is going out Said always have to replace valve gasket covers

My car acts like it doesn't want to start just sometimes.Out of 5 days it may not turn immediately 2 of those days.One of my keys broke in to and I at first thought it was the key. still doing same thing with the 2nd key. Mechanic said have to replace valve gasket cover when replacing the starter. -
Answer 1
IF the reason for V.C. gasket replacement is because of an oil leak then yes , but you don't need to remove the valve cover to replace the starter, you need to remove the intake.Those gaskets are re-usable 99% of the time. Be sure to have radio code available for afterwards. -