valve cover gasket replacement

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Old 09-19-06, 06:30 PM
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valve cover gasket replacement

Got a 20hp OHV twin cyl Kawasaki liquid cooled engine. I've got a valve cover oil leak.

Is putting new valve cover gaskets in fairly simple to do?
 
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Old 09-20-06, 03:01 AM
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Quite simple...Typically, four screws and the cover is off. Remove the old gasket, scraping any material left behind, if needed, and install a new gasket and torque the screws upon reassembly. As for the parts needed, if you have a Kawasaki dealer in your area, check with them. If not, check with a local dealer of the brand unit you have.
 
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Old 09-20-06, 05:57 AM
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Thanks. I knew that it is a very simple task on many engines, but I just wasn't sure about this particular one. Haven't worked on one of these previously, and just got this one.
 
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Old 09-20-06, 06:41 AM
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In most cases you will need to contact the equipment manufacturer/dealer for parts or service. Nearly all Kawasaki engines used for power equipment are OEM specific.
Here is a site that may be helpful, it has a dealer locator as well.

http://www.kawpowr.com/#
 
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