1994 Dodge Caravan Q&A
1994 Dodge Caravan Question: Valve cover gasket
how do I replace the front Valve cover gasket - Visitor
NOTE: The cylinder head cover can be either an isolated type Cylinder Head Cover - Isolated Type or a non-isolated type. FRONT CYLINDER HEAD COVER 1.Disconnect ignition cables from spark plugs. 2.Disconnect crankcase vent hose from cylinder head cover. 3.Remove front cylinder head cover bolts. Reverse process for installation 4.Remove cylinder head cover and gasket. REAR CYLINDER HEAD COVER 1.Disconnect negative cable from battery. 2.Remove Wiper Unit. Refer to Windshield Wipers and Washers for procedure. 3.Remove intake manifold upper plenum. Refer to procedure in this section. 4.Disconnect PCV hose from cylinder head cover. 5.Remove rear cylinder head cover bolts 6.Remove cylinder head cover and gasket. - Johnny Mopar
remove bolts on valve cover all around take off cover and clean cover and area of the gasket real good make sure no oil or dirt on the area where your replacing the gasket use black silicone sealant on it works the best good luck - Visitor
Oil leaks at the valve cover gaskets and cam plugs at the rear of the cylinder heads are common.
I have an oil leak and was told it is from the valve cover gasket located in the rear cover. What would be the approximate cost of repair. 129000 mi
Common areas for engine oil leaks include the camshaft plug, camshaft seal (sprocket end), valve cover gaskets, cylinder head gasket and distributor.
...cles with more than 50,000 miles)—is common. Common causes include exhaust valve guides, valve cover gaskets, camshaft plugs, camshaft seals, and crankshaft seal.