OIL LEAK how do you change the head gasket I'm.

Tiny
JABRAMO
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  • 1993 TOYOTA CAMRY
  • 70,000 MILES
OIL LEAK how do you change the head gasket I'm leaking oil
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Monday, February 6th, 2012 AT 7:14 PM

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Tiny
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You should buy a manual. The process is too involved to describe here easily.

http://www.2carpros.com/articles/mitchell1eautorepair-car-repair-manuals

They're about $12 for a single car. Or you can go to a parts store (Pep Boys, Autozone, etc) or Walmart and buy a Chiltons or Haynes manual for about $20 that you can keep forever.

Are you sure it's the head gasket leaking? I would start out by buying a leak detector dye kit and verifying the source of the leak.
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Monday, February 6th, 2012 AT 7:30 PM
Tiny
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You sure its coming from the head not the valve cover
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Monday, February 6th, 2012 AT 7:30 PM
Tiny
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It was the valve cover Ras. Answered in a different question.
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Monday, February 6th, 2012 AT 7:55 PM
Tiny
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Maybe it's both. I recommended the leak detector dye in the other thread.
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Monday, February 6th, 2012 AT 8:12 PM
Tiny
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JABRAMO, You need to stay in your original post quit bouncing around-
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Monday, February 6th, 2012 AT 8:23 PM

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