Replaces

2002-06 Nissan Altima Sentra Valve Cover & Gasket - 1AEVC00035

This valve cover is a new, aftermarket, replacement part. It is built to strict quality control standards and is designed to replace a valve cover that is cracked, broken, or warped!

Specifications:

  • Brand new Valve Cover
  • Plastic construction
  • Includes gaskets
    • Valve cover gasket
    • Spark plug tube seals
  • Reasons why original valve cover fails:
    • Plastic cover warps causing oil leak
    • Cracks from rapid temperature change
    • Damaged during removal or installation

This valve cover makes a great replacement and has good cost savings over a dealer cover.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. step : Removing the Engine Cover (0:22)
    • Remove the four 5mm Allen bolts from the engine cover
    • Lift the cover off
  2. step : Removing the Ignition Coils (0:44)
    • Push in the clip and disconnect the connector
    • Remove the 10mm bolt from the ignition coil
    • Lift the ignition coils up and out
  3. step : Removing the Valve Cover and Gasket (1:39)
    • Remove the 10mm bolts holding the harness to the intake manifold
    • Pull the harness clip up and out of the valve cover
    • Loosen the PCV valve hose clamp
    • Disconnect the PCV hose
    • Loosen the breather hose clamp
    • Disconnect the breather hose
    • Follow the order sequence to remove the valve cover bolts
    • Break the valve cover free with a rubber mallet
    • Remove the valve cover
    • Place paper towels over the exposed engine parts for protection from debris
  4. step : Installing the Valve Cover and Gasket (4:45)
    • Press the valve cover gasket into the channel
    • Transfer the oil cap to the new valve cover
    • Transfer the harness clip over to the new valve cover
    • Remove the paper towels from the engine
    • Clean the engine mating surface with brake parts cleaner, away from the interior
    • Remove any RTV residue with a razor, away from the interior
    • Apply a small bead of RTV silicone to the raised slope at the front of the engine
    • Press the gasket cover onto the engine
    • Follow the order sequence to tighten the bolts, lightly with an extension
    • Tighten the bolts evenly 9 to 26 inch pound of torque in the sequence
    • Tighten the bolts evenly 65 to 82 inch pound of torque in the sequence
    • Reinstall the breather hose and hose clamp
    • Reinstall the PCV hose and clamp
    • Clip in the harness
    • Tighten the 10mm bolts to the harness
  5. step : Installing the Ignition Coils (10:28)
    • Insert the coil into the engine
    • Tighten the 10mm bolt to the coil
    • Connect the connector
  6. step : Reinstalling the Engine Cover (11:15)
    • Clean any leaked oil residue from the side of the engine with brake parts cleaner
    • Place the cover over the engine
    • Tighten the four 5mm Allen bolts

Tools needed for replacement:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 5mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

  • Razor Blade / Gasket Scraper

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Paper Towels
  • RTV
  • Cloth Rags
  • Brake Parts Cleaner

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket

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I found some plastic chips in the thread hole on the valve cover that caused extra time and work to clean it out. This must not happen to the quality part like you sell it. Poor final QA Inspection indeed.
March 1, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
not fitting item of my order
this item did not fit to my Nissan Sentra - it has to be returned, but still waiting for a shipping label. This return is taking too much time to be completed
October 16, 2017
Purchased
4 months ago
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what is the torque specs to put the cover back on?
charlue w on Dec 27, 2016
BEST ANSWER: unfortunately we do not have the torque spec you are looking for

How-to Video:

(12:05 min)

Tools List:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 5mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

  • Razor Blade / Gasket Scraper

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Paper Towels
  • RTV
  • Cloth Rags
  • Brake Parts Cleaner

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket



This part replaces:

  • Dorman 264-982
  • OE # 132643Z001

Vehicle Fit

  • 2002-2006 Nissan Altima Valve Cover & Gasket L4 2.5L
  • 2002-2006 Nissan Sentra Valve Cover & Gasket L4 2.5L
Part #: 1AEVC00035

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