Engine & Internal Chat about beefing up your engine's insides here.

Spark plug tube seal #3 leaking

  #1  
Old 09-23-2009, 07:24 PM
gkitf16's Avatar
HCF Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Tampa FL
Posts: 29
Default Spark plug tube seal #3 leaking

Got a problem with the #3 plug tube getting oil leaking into it. The motor is a D15B7 in a '95 Civic LX. I replaced all 4 of the seals and the valve cover gasket. Cover went back on evenly. Do Civic valve covers ever develop a slight warp that could cause this? If so, where's the best place to get a used one? I snugged all 4 acorn nuts evenly when I put it back together. The mating surfaces on the valve train were smooth and clean.
 
  #2  
Old 09-23-2009, 07:25 PM
hamorhead's Avatar
HCF Member
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 1,190
Default

id get one from a junkyard if you wanna get a new one
 
  #3  
Old 09-23-2009, 07:33 PM
94civichatchback's Avatar
Chubby Chaser
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: whitwell,Tn 37397
Posts: 4,677
Default

pull valve cover off and double check the tube seal if they dont go on perfect i will do that.
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
somecallmewalter
General Civic Talk
3
08-06-2014 03:50 PM
cpl rampage
Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat
2
06-18-2007 03:11 AM
JJ Zettle
Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat
4
03-28-2007 07:06 AM
olengrumpy
Header, Intake, & Exhaust
0
12-26-2006 06:56 AM
Tonymore
Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat
3
04-30-2006 10:34 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Spark plug tube seal #3 leaking


Advertising
Featured Sponsors

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.