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Old January 15th, 2012, 21:50   #1
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does anyone know if they make a gasket for the valve cover on a 2000 jetta tdi ALH? or do i have to buy the whole damn valve cover?

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Old January 15th, 2012, 22:36   #2
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Old January 15th, 2012, 22:40   #3
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Whole cover.
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Old January 16th, 2012, 19:26   #4
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Just clean the old one off. You shouldn't need to renew it unless someone left it for mice or a hungry neighbor child to chew on while you were doing something like, oh, a week long timing belt change. But, in the worst case, I guess buying the whole thing will be your best solution just like everyone above me said already. Nope, no separate part.
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Old January 16th, 2012, 19:30   #5
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you have 2 options:

get a new valve cover

remove, clean, seal with rtv type sealent (reinz is a good one) and re-install.

I rocked a "sealed" cover for years, and just did the same to my cousin's car. it works fine.
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Old January 16th, 2012, 20:26   #6
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ill pull it off and take a look!

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