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My 2006 CLK 350 is leaking oil from the valve cover area. My local shot noticed it and stated I needed new valve cover gaskets. I am remembering that this model V-6 has not valve cover gaskets but simply RTV. True ? is it that simple that I just scrape off the old material and just run a line of RTV ?

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MBFanatic  1 year 1 month ago

Regardless if it has gasket or rtv you will need to take off the valve cover. I am not sure if that is what you meant. 

 

Yes you can scrape of rtv or even if it had gasket you could use high temperature rtv. 


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CDigrindakis  1 year 1 month ago

Yes, obviously take the valve cover off but there is no part number for a gasket on this model car. 2006 350-CLK V-6, the V-8 has one but not this motor. Thanks for confirming my thought


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MBFanatic  1 year ago

Did you complete this job? How did it go? 

 

Would like to hear how it went. 


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