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Camshaft Seal

By David Sturtz, April 15, 2008

The camshaft seal is the mechanical oil seal between the camshaft and the cylinder head.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Camshaft Seal

  • Oil leaking from behind the timing cover

Camshaft Seal Related Repair Advice

  • When the timing belt is replaced, the camshaft oil seals should be inspected and replaced if necessary 

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