1997 Toyota Corolla



January, 16, 2009 AT 10:00 AM

Engine Performance problem
1997 Toyota Corolla 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 140000 miles

Does anyone have detailed procedures with pictures on how to replace the valve cover gasket? To the type of gasket used, parts used, lubricant used, etc. Anything and everything invovled on how to replace the gasket. Thanks for your responses.

1 Answer



January, 17, 2009 AT 8:42 AM

Remoe spark plug boots.
Remove connections to valve cover, PCV, Vacuum lines.
Remove bolts and cover.
Use factory or Felpro permadry replacement.

Replace spark plug tube seals if they are hard or leaking.

In some cases you may have to remove the timing belt cover for better access.

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Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Toyota Corolla