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2002 Chevrolet Venture 1SA Pkg 4dr Reg WB

2002 Chevrolet Venture
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19 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
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August 26, 2012, 7:08 am

Tina Z
 

Question: There is a leaking underneath my car

I went to Goodyear and they told me that there is a leakage under my car and the sway bar is bent ? what is the reasonable price i should expect to fix it? Also, my valve gasket is leaking as well, is it alright to leave it alone?


August 29, 2012, 8:54 pm

Tyler O
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Take it to a shop that's knowledgeable. Goodyear is a chain and mostly about selling parts. Find a place that's local and trust worthy, then get a second opinion.

The valve cover gasket should be replaced if it's leaking. A very slow leak or seepage from the valve cover gaskets is not a immediate concern, but they always get worse over time. Also, if the engine oil is leaking on to rubber or plastic components, it can cause premature failures.


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