what is the standard for changing valve gaskets in a 1996 Subaru Legacy outback with 139,000miles on it?

Asked by Feb 22, 2017 at 07:25 PM about the 2000 Subaru Outback Base Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I need advice on what I should do with my car

3 Answers

15

If they are not leaking leave them alone. The option is to take the time to change them while inspecting, cleaning and replacing the covers. I do not believe you need to adjust. That model year were self adjusting.

96,405

Valve cover gaskets are not a maintenance item. If they don't leak. leave them alone.

6,910

Yup...NO "standard" here.

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