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2002 RX300 valve cover replacement

 
Old 04-16-19, 01:15 PM
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Does Lexus replace valve cover gaskets during 90K and 180K maintenance which includes timing belt replacement (for a 2002 RX300)?
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Does Lexus replace valve cover gaskets during 90K/180K maintenance after installing new timing belt (2002 RX300)?
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Old 04-16-19, 02:06 PM
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They will if you ask them to, extra cost of course.
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I don't think it's listed in the recommended maintenance schedule, but I don't have it in front of me to be sure. I doubt they'd recommend replacing them if no leakage is occurring.
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It is not a scheduled service item and should be replaced if it is leaking .. which it typically does after 8-10 yrs. The heat cycles just make the gasket shrink and then leak.

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