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1995 Lexus ES300 Question: rear valve cover gasket leak



Visitor, 3.0L V6, Newark, DE, October 28, 2010, 20:54

there seems to a slight fluid leak under the hood.The service mechanic says my rear valve cover gasket is leaking. your repair directory talks only about valve cover gasket replacement(right and left side).Could you please tell me which side(right or left)is rear valve cover gasket. Thanks. my e-mail is psparam1@yahoo.com.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, October 28, 2010, 22:29

    The right valve cover gasket is the rear about 2.5 hours to replace the rear gasket and seals plus parts. Check the valve clearance while you are there they are shim adjusted.

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    Visitor, December 30, 2010, 10:33

    What is the going rate for a mechanic to change both valve gaskets? dbphygienist@gmail.com

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