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Old 02-28-2003, 08:43 PM
robaincltnc robaincltnc is offline
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Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Mountain Island Lake, Charlotte NC
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valve cover leak on my 560sl

How difficult is changing the Valve Cover Gasket? I think that this is my problem. I have noticed a burning smell coming from the engine. The car isn't running hot at all and isn't burning oil.(except maybe from the gasket). There is definitely a burning oil smell.

Is this a hard job?

About what would it cost to have a private shop do it?

Rob Armstrong, Charlotte, NC
Mountain Island Lake

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