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twcinnh

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    93 Accord SE
  1. Having never removed a valve cover before my answer isn't authoritative, but I thought it didn't look bad. About the color of the oil just put in. The car has had regular oil changes and it's got about 185,000 miles. My family has put about 143,000 of those miles on. Thanks again, Tom C
  2. <br /><br /><br /> Sorry to be so long responding. Yup, it was bad seals, and yes, it did take about 20 minutes to get the job done. I was concerned as another poster had broken the bolts when replacing the valve cover, but I just made them snug and watched for leaks. It's been a few weeks now and no change in the oil level or signs of leaks. I called several auto parts stores and the price difference in the Felpro set was something like 40%. I got it at Autozone. I followed the instructions for replacing the gasket and that went very well too. The old one was o
  3. I think the answer is yes. The plugs had oil on them when I took the old ones out. The oil was from the hold (sleeve) the plugs are set into. Tom
  4. Any idea how complex this job is? I can do some simple things and would like to save the bucks if possible. Thanks, Tom
  5. My wife mentioned her 93 Accord SE has been slow starting the past week or so. I went out to change the spark plugs since it's been a couple of years and found 3 of the 4 had a good bit of oil on them. Is this the end? Or, is there a possible solution I can do (I'm an average at home mechanic). Would appreciate suggestions what the cause could be and what repairs to anticipate. Thanks, Tom C
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