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URGENT HELP - 1.8T FRONT BEARING CAP SEALENT (WHERE)

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    Hi need some help please, on the front bearing cap you are supposed to put sealent on it, But where do you put it e.g at the end's - end and middle - or all over excluding where cam seals sit.

    Any help apreciated
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    Have you thought of a dealer? Surely they would know.
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    I didn't put any on mine when I did my cam chain tensioner recently. No leaks either...
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    I always put a smidge in the corners by the bearing caps to head edge. 4 little dots does me
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    on the under side of the bearing cap or on the sides? thanks
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    on the sides once caps torqued down, just the corners where the gasket has to do 90 degrees almost
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    Ok ill do that then, Many thanks
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