2001 Nissan Altima Q&A
2001 Nissan Altima Question: oil leak around spark plug
Replacing the valve cover gasket is a straight forward job. First place oil drain pans under your engine and spray on a commercially available engine degreaser like Gunk or Castrol Super Clean that should be available at any local parts store. Follow the instructions allow the chemical to settle before washing off completely with a hose. Avoid excess contact of water between ignition components and alternator. Dispose of the waste properly afterward. Replace the valve cover gasket and check that the PCV valve is functioning correctly. A sticking PCV valve can contribute to oil leaks. You may find more information at http://www.autozone.com/N,9016851/initialAction,repairGuide/shopping/vehicleSelect4.htm on how to replace the Valve cover gasket. - patrick mannion
36 days ago the valve cover leaked. I installed new valve cover gasket( outer only, and not seals for spark plug tubes because I didn't know they were imbedded into the actual cover). I also instal...
What would cause oil to leak around the spark plug in to the spark plug well, other then loose spark plugs
I have taken my car to Nissan and they can't find what is causing my miss fire. They have replace spark plug and wire. They have replace coil pack, I guessing that powers the spark plugs. Something...