Timing Chain Cover Gasket Leaking Antifreeze. After removal, inspect the cover for corroded aluminum. Replaced the rubber gasket with some no name from the auto parts store , it looked ok i didn't put any type of sealer on it because it was rubber.
I can see where the oil filter is getting wet as well as the cross member and under side of the head from the leak. If the water pump on this vehicle is behind the timing cover that’s what will be starting to leak. Replaced the rubber gasket with some no name from the auto parts store , it looked ok i didn't put any type of sealer on it because it was rubber.
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Yes, Sounds Like The Timing Chain Cover Gaskets Are Leaking.
Crank position sensor 39.99 if you care while in the area su198. Are you sure it's that gasket and not the waterpump gasket? Leaking coolant from what looks like the timing cover.
Needed New Gasket Big Job Took It To Local Shop Had Them Put A Oil Pan Gasket On It Since They Have To Remove So Much To Change The Timing Cover Gasket.
Although the timing cover is not a moving part, from time to time damage may be done to the cover or the gasket inside that will require service or replacement by an ase certified mechanic. I expect this to kill the whole weekend. This keeps the timing chain or belt free from road debris and keeps oil from leaking.
I Discovered After Getting A Pressure Test Done On My 1999 3.0 136K That I Have A Timing Gasket Cover Leak.
It will save you labor charges if you do other maintenance while the timing chain cover is off. Over time, the gasket may crack or fail due to age or other damage resulting in an oil leak. I removed my timing chain cover because i had a small oil leak.
Still Had Leak After Change, Was Under Car Checking The Hose's Could Not See Them Leaking Grab One And Squeezed It Coolant Sprayed Out From Behind The Timing Cover.
Timing cover gasket set 58.99 tcs46077 includes timing cover gasket, water pump gasket, oil pump gasket, crank seal and an o ring. I attach the water pump to the timing cover before installing the timing cover. I have been quoted for $150 in parts and $375 in labor at a local mechanic shop.
To Fix It, Remove The Accessories, And Water Pump, Unbolt The Timing Cover, Etc Etc.
Is this a common problem? Besides a chain and gear tooth inspection and water pump replacement, (if it is leaking) a replacement of the chain tensioner may be wise. I was also curious about where the timing chain cover bolts were located and how many r there to remove to take off the cover.