A gasket is a seal between two vehicle components that is designed to prevent leaks. Your vehicle has several different kinds of gaskets throughout it. These include the cylinder head gasket, oil pan gasket, the manifold gaskets, and pump gasket. Occasionally, gaskets will go bad or fail, resulting in a leak of some sort from your vehicle.
Signs of a bad gasket
- Fluid leak
- Engine vacuum leak
- Exhaust leak
In many cases, when a gasket starts to leak, the best course of action is to replace it with a new one. Your mechanic will inspect the sealing surfaces and clear them of dirt and debris before proceeding with the gasket replacement. Your mechanic may also use a gasket sealer solution to ensure the new gasket seals properly.
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