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I have oil pooling in the #2 and #4 spark plug holes. Is this a simple valve cover gasket leak?
 

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That's the most likely cause. Mop up the oil with kitchen-grade paper towels.

Changing the gasket is a fairly simple procedure on most cars once you remove the various obstacles. Carefully tightening the existing bolts might be worth trying, but it's usual to replace the gasket/s. Not much torque required.
 
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