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SPARK PLUG SEALS/VALVE COVER GASKET ON 95 TROOPER 3.2L

1995 Isuzu Other

I recently replaced the plugs on my '95 Trooper 3.2L, SOHC (~100K miles) in reponse to some sluggish performance. In doing so, I found two of the plugs immersed in oil. In addition, the valve cover has needed replacement for a couple of months - I've been noticing leakage.

In doing a little research, I've found that it is not uncommon for the spark plug seals to leak on the pre-98 3.2L engines. Given the vehicle is > 10 years old, and ~100K miles, this isn't a surprise.

I've replaced valve cover gaskets and spark plug seals before, but the confiuration of the fuel injection, etc. On the Trooper worries me - I know enough to be dangerous, but I think this one's a bit over my head.

How much should I expect to pay at a dealership for the gasket & seal work?

Thanks!
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Jcklein
January 29, 2006.




Not sure ask for an estimate

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Jack42
Feb 2, 2006.


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