This Camry with 130k miles came in leaking from the back of the engine. There was sign near the top around the valve cover all the way down to the oil pan. The timing belt was soaked in oil as was everything in the timing cover.
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    • briansmobile1

      They Goods... as promised.
      Gray gasket maker →
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      about 1 year ago
    • Mr Partridge
      Mr Partridge

      that engine sounds like its about to die. they end up dying from that oil leak. thankfully i found mine just in time while checking for an exhaust leak. it not as bad as that though I end up using 2 quarts of oil a month. i'm gonna replace it when i change my timing belt.

      about 1 month ago
    • Harbinger

      Migh as well replace the oil pump

      about 1 month ago
    • kdmq

      I learned today how to make a Dodge truck reliable.

      about 2 months ago
    • Ron Varner
      Ron Varner

      is correct 2001 and 2002 are same design ????

      about 5 months ago
    • Fernando Gausin
      Fernando Gausin

      i think i will buy the whole comes with the gasket

      about 6 months ago
    • ツ

      Going to be changing this gasket on my Celica tommorrow! Hope it fixes the leak.

      about 6 months ago
    • Don Allen Perera Jayatilaka
      Don Allen Perera Jayatilaka


      about 9 months ago
    • Light Shine
      Light Shine

      Can you tell me exact name of grease that you put on the shaft of oil pump? Thanks

      about 11 months ago
    • Richie Schmidt
      Richie Schmidt

      For anyone else doing this job, you may have noticed it’s a PITA to get that spaghetti gasket to stay on the block while you install the oil pump cover.

      What I did was liberally apply petroleum jelly (Vaseline) the the galley in which the gasket sits, and then i pressed the gasket into place and it stayed long enough for me to install. No issues so far, and IMO cleaner than RTV for future maintenance. Good video though as usual, Brian!

      about 1 year ago
    • MostlymoparIH

      Thanks this video saved me the time of finding the oil leak on my son's 89 Camry. I changed the timing belt, idler pulley, tensioner, and water pump while I was in there. That right side motor mount with 47 pieces was a real pita so I didn't want to have to go in there again. Thanks again. Great video.

      about 1 year ago
    • briansmobile1
      briansmobile1 In reply to MostlymoparIH


      about 1 year ago
    • obsolete professor
      obsolete professor

      A comment about string. When I used to work on airplanes,.. The crankcase on many airplane engines is split vertically. The repair manual says the parting face is to be sealed with cotton string and a permatex shellac type sealant. It works!On my Camry, I put a string on the sealing face on the thin area between the oring "stain" and bolt holes, using Gasketcinch to hold the string in place. The o-ring is installed in the block as usual. It seems to work. I would agree with the comments that say they could change the seal every time they change a timing belt.

      about 1 year ago
    • shane brunette
      shane brunette

      Don't use the dorman part on it

      about 1 year ago
    • adam sorell
      adam sorell

      You did all the work and didn't change the oil pump ?? Did you happen to notice the grooves in the oil pump shaft you put back in? It going to eat the seal up and will be leaking again shortly.

      about 1 year ago
    • Jim Eff
      Jim Eff

      Engine sounds hammered. Probably never changed the oil and the gaskets hardened and cracked. Oil changes are cheap. Engines not so much.

      about 1 year ago
    • Monte Stu
      Monte Stu

      Did my 1999 Camry last year only to have the shaft seal to leak. Must not have lubed it good enough. Did you pack the oil pump with petroleum jelly when you put it back together?

      about 1 year ago
    • K B
      K B

      finally a camera guy who got it a close up and clear so i can figure out that i don't need to drop the pan! oil pump..i need to do a timing kit replace1

      about 1 year ago
    • thetwig187

      Those "GLOVEWORKS" orange (or green) gloves are fantastic! they are hands down (no pun intended) the best gloves I have ever used. They are super strong and I often can use the same pair 3-4 days without tearing them...and they are ribbed for her pleasure lol so when your hands are covered in grease or oil you still have some gripping strength.

      about 1 year ago
    • Jose Gandara
      Jose Gandara

      "Ah i gave it away" at 00:55 was gold. Thanks for a great video!

      about 1 year ago
    • Gordon302

      +brianmobile1, I thought that synthetic oil was known to deteriorate rubber gaskets?

      about 1 year ago
    • Dano C.
      Dano C.

      Hey Brian, I noticed those gold nitrile gloves look like they have a reinforcement threading in them... Where do I find some of those?.. Another great video, by the way...

      about 1 year ago
    • Tanner Anderson
      Tanner Anderson

      Diagnosed one of these today. Same problem haha every time I watch a YouTube repair video I see it myself within the next week

      about 1 year ago
    • B D Richardson
      B D Richardson

      Great info! We just bought an '03 Camry that doesn't leak now but I'll know what to do, thanks to the Super B.

      about 1 year ago
    • james U
      james U

      I have found this leaking when servicing timing system on these engines and reseal it at the same time.

      about 1 year ago
    • John Doe
      John Doe

      You don't add that silicone shit to the rubber seal for the oil pump. That is what apprentices and amateurs do!
      A light coating of rubber grease will hold it in and that is all that is needed!

      about 1 year ago
    • obsolete professor
      obsolete professor In reply to John Doe

      Buddy of mine took over a shop that had over 50 GMC 749 military trucks. A packing shed bought them surplus and had been running them for years until they were down to 5 trucks. That winter, they decided to try to fix them up. My buddy was hired and they set up an assembly line... but first, he lined up everyone and told them to throw all their silicon in the garbage can in front of him and threatened them with firing if he found a tube in their tool box. During the course of work, one of the engines was pulled and found to have the oil pump screen plugged with bits of silicon that had broken off the inside of the pan. They found rear ends packed with the stuff.

      about 1 year ago
    • trued_2

      Ive already seen the jafromobile videos, Its interesting to watch him prep and put the coating on, The interesting part was when he sad it takes a really long time for that stuff to gas out. He also did some test with solvents and cleaners to help identify whats gonna kill the coating. He found a lot of stuff that will kill it too.

      about 1 year ago
    • moneygeewtee

      Hey Brian, you any relation to Ron Howard? Man ya'll look JUST ALIKE!!!!

      about 1 year ago
    • Scotty Kilmer
      Scotty Kilmer

      FYI, Toyotas never leak.
      Chicken for dinner.

      about 1 year ago
    • Ibraheem Al hadede
      Ibraheem Al hadede In reply to Scotty Kilmer

      Scotty Kilmer seriously?

      about 1 year ago
    • spelunkerd

      Another excellent video, Brian. I've only seen one high pressure oil leak before, this one adds to the list. What version of RTV are you using when the seal is between steel and aluminum, or steel against steel?

      about 1 year ago
    • wyattoneable

      Your one of the best Brian. I always forward to your videos. Have a safe year.

      about 1 year ago