Timing Cover Gasket

The timing cover gasket is the working seal between the timing cover and the engine block.

Symptoms of Wear or Failure

  • Oil or coolant leak

Related Repair Advice

  • The timing cover gasket may be made from standard gasket material, an O-ring style seal, or it may be sealed with a simple silicone-type sealant
  • If the timing cover is removed to correct a leak, the timing components should be thoroughly inspected and replaced, if necessary