VALVE COVER GASKET / 15-37283-01


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SKU RNZ-11 12 0 031 987
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VALVE COVER GASKET / 15-37283-01

A valve cover gasket is a crucial component that seals the gap between the valve cover and the engine cylinder head. It prevents oil from leaking out of the valve cover and ensures proper lubrication of the valvetrain components. The primary function of a valve cover gasket is to create a seal between the valve cover and the cylinder head. It prevents oil from leaking out of the engine and keeps it contained within the valve cover, ensuring proper lubrication of the valves, camshafts, and other valvetrain components. Valve cover gaskets are typically made of materials such as rubber, cork, silicone, or a combination of these. They are designed to withstand the heat, pressure, and chemical properties of engine oil and provide a reliable and durable seal. Over time, valve cover gaskets can deteriorate, become brittle, or develop leaks due to factors such as age, heat, exposure to oil, and engine vibrations. When valve cover gaskets wear out, they may allow oil to leak out of the engine, leading to various issues such as increased oil consumption, oil spills in the engine bay, and potential engine damage. If these symptoms are observed, it is necessary to replace the valve cover gasket to prevent further leaks and maintain proper engine lubrication. The process of replacing a valve cover gasket typically involves removing the valve cover, cleaning the mating surfaces on the valve cover and cylinder head, removing the old gasket, and installing a new gasket. It is crucial to ensure proper alignment and torque specifications when reinstalling the valve cover to ensure a secure and leak-free seal. While replacing a valve cover gasket can be done by a skilled DIY enthusiast, it may require knowledge of engine components and proper torque specifications. If you are unsure or uncomfortable with performing the replacement yourself, it is recommended to seek the assistance of a qualified mechanic or technician who can ensure proper installation and sealing. Regular inspection and maintenance of the valve cover gasket, along with routine oil changes, can help detect and address any issues early on. If you suspect a valve cover gasket problem or notice signs of oil leakage, it is advisable to have it inspected and repaired to prevent further damage and maintain the proper functioning of your engine.

  • SKU : RNZ-11 12 0 031 987
  • Condition: New Product
  • Sold in quantity : 1
  • Brand : VICTOR REINZ
  • Location : Engine Head



Part Number

11 12 0 031 987


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