So my '89 DL wagon has a very gritty dirty engine.
I'm wondering how big of a deal it is to replace the valve cover gaskets. Drivers side looks kind of tough, passenger side doesn't look too bad. Hints, advice welcome.
Also, what other common oil leaks should I look into?
Pretty much the only places they leak are everywhere.
Sorry, couldn't help it.
Welcome to the world of Subaru They are engineered to leak oil lol
Out of all the Subies I've owned, and all the ones my friends own, I've come to the conclusion that its usually valve cover gaskets and rear main seals that tend to leak most often. Also the drain plugs. When I worked for Firestone, they told us that we had to replace the drain plug crush washer on every Subaru during an oil change, or else it would come back to the shop leaking. Even if they exaggerated, a 3 pack of em is $2. Not much for a little extra piece of mind
Edited by TheWanderer, 19 April 2014 - 11:02 AM.