View Full Version : Leaky valve cover gasket?

10-02-2010, 10:40 AM
I noticed i burned a bit of oil... not alot just a tiny bit, and i smeel oil in the exhast... how do i check if its leaking. because visually its fine...

10-02-2010, 01:52 PM
Could be different areas - valves, rings, filter. Compression test, oil near the spark plugs, oil on the floor.

10-02-2010, 01:58 PM
there isnt any visible leaks anywhere, and the compression is good... my car does run a bit rich..

10-20-2010, 06:39 PM
Yeah I have this issue aswell, i get a drop or two of oil that drips on my exhaust pipes and then makes smokes in the engine bay.. its a crappy issue to have cuz there could be oil pressure loss + Oil loss.. Be careful cuz i spend 100 bucks replacing my valve cover gasket and still having the issue.