My valve cover oil deflector melted

Asked by Oct 27, 2015 at 04:04 AM about the 2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I noticed it as I took the cover of and it was melted all I around the valves. It's
easy to remove but is there any downfall to it

2 Answers


It shouldn't have melted, I would replace it.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

this may have happened due to old age, Either that or you have been having a lack of oil in the heads, Do any of the valves look heavily worn?

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