> 521ton wrote:
> > 2008 V8 4wd.
> > 170K... have recently replaced entire rear suspension, front coils, front
> > lowers, hitch...
> > Engine burns oil around a quart every 1500 miles, and the front diff seal
> > is leaking. Contemplating replacing the rear and front diffs with deeper
> > geared units.
> Have you pulled your spark plugs out recently? I did it on the 2008 v8 I bought last
> year just last weekend and oil soaked into one of the spark plug wells. Figure it
> needed new seals, so I went ahead and bought new valve covers(which the right side is
> backordered until whenever so I paid a little more on Ebay someone had on hand).
> Anyway, when I was doing the left valve cover this past Sunday, discovered that the
> valve cover gasket was dried and cracked to hell and was leaking oil in the rear back
> corner also. Funny thing is mine showed no signs of oil burning or anything.
I had the same problem a few years ago. Replaces the valve cover gaskets and all was well. They were a lot less then 100$ around 50$ at the time i think. I usually order my OEM parts from https://www.courtesyparts.com/
they are a nissan dealership out of texas.