Sprung a leak

My valve cover gasket is leaking a little on the half moon seal. Am I best to order a new gasket or will some silicone suffice?

Ive had the valve cover off 3 times without any leaks until now. I did beat the crap the bike last weekend...

Maybe just a good clean will help, just takes one bit of grit to upset the seal, also try tightening it a bit more, but not to much as the strip easily.

be sure, the cost of a gasket is very small compared to a complete rebuild

just my nickels worth of free advice

My valve cover gasket is leaking a little on the half moon seal. Am I best to order a new gasket or will some silicone suffice?

Ive had the valve cover off 3 times without any leaks until now. I did beat the crap the bike last weekend...

Just clean it well and use a little silicone in the corners of the half moon, I took mine off about 20 times this summer with no leaks, make sure it goes back on snug, but dont over tighten or you could snap a bolt.

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