2.2L '2200' Valve cover gasket oil leak - Pontiac G6 Forum
 
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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-10-2006, 12:44 PM Thread Starter
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Lightbulb 2.2L '2200' Valve cover gasket oil leak

For anyone suffering from an oil leak around the valve cover gasket of the 2.2L '2200' engine, here is some help. The gasket is quite inexpensive and not difficult to replace.

Oil stained engine:


To Fix, buy a new gasket:


Remove the air intake resonator box:


Then remove the fuel rail cover:


Then remove the valve cover:


Clean the mating surfaces well:


Then reverse the process:


Do a little cleaning, and you're done!
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Just in case, what's the Gm torque spec for when refastening the cover?

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