Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Audi A8

Audi A8 Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $198 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$198 to $219
Labor: $147 -$168
Parts: $51
Average Dealer price
$297
Average Shop price
$238
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1998 Audi A8V8-3.7LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$201.81Shop/Dealer Price$268.87 - $350.00
1997 Audi A8V8-3.7LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$200.79Shop/Dealer Price$267.85 - $348.41
1999 Audi A8V8-3.7LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$200.79Shop/Dealer Price$267.69 - $348.12
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Parts required for a Audi A8 Valve Cover Gasket Replacement

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All about Valve Cover Gasket Replacement

The valve cover is a metal cover that is found on very top of the engine. The valve cover is attached to the engine by a gasket made of rubber or cork. The valve cover and gasket seal the top of the engine and prevent oil leaks. These covers are removable so the mechanic can access the valves for adjustment. Because of the high temperature of the engine, it is common for the valve cover gasket to get brittle and break. If the gasket is worn out, it will leak engine oil and the top of the engine will be covered in oil. Since the engine is losing oil, running the car for too long without an inspection and repair can cause engine damage.

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