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Old 11-02-2011, 02:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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valve gasket cover and issues

i drained the oil and went to replace the valve gasket cover but found out i had the wrong one. i then put everything back together, put oil in my car and crank it. i get white smoke from the exhaust and my engine sounds like a messed up subaru and there is a rotten egg smell. i need hlp
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You don't need to drain the oil to change the valve cover gasket.
I did mines last summer. Make sure all the valve cover bolts are torqued
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