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valve cover gasket sealnt

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by 1.8T_, Sep 30, 2012.

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    ok i want to replace my gasket where do i put sealant?
    after i install the gasket or before?
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    Back on the shelf.
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    You only need to put a small mount of sealant on the four areas where the grooved channel of the can chain tensioner and the front cam cap meet the flat of the head... I also smear a little into the half moon recess as this is one of the first areas to leak when the gasket gets a little hard..

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    ya i know where to put but my Q is do i put the sealant on the gasket or under the gasket :)?
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    You put it on the head as I said...

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    oh didnot notice thankss :)
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