Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for BMW 318i

BMW 318i Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $116 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$90 to $149
Labor: $70 -$104
Parts: $20 -$45
Average Dealer price
$133 to 211
Average Shop price
$108 to 164
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1998 BMW 318iL4-1.9LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$139.42Shop/Dealer Price$184.56 - $245.64
1993 BMW 318iL4-1.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$117.52Shop/Dealer Price$154.93 - $209.72
1991 BMW 318iL4-1.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$117.52Shop/Dealer Price$154.85 - $209.59
1984 BMW 318iL4-1.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$91.02Shop/Dealer Price$121.76 - $156.64
1994 BMW 318iL4-1.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$118.42Shop/Dealer Price$155.95 - $211.34
1985 BMW 318iL4-1.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$91.41Shop/Dealer Price$122.17 - $157.28
1996 BMW 318iL4-1.9LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$139.64Shop/Dealer Price$185.03 - $246.44
1992 BMW 318iL4-1.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$117.52Shop/Dealer Price$154.93 - $209.71
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Theodore was very meticulous with his work. Since I couldn't find anyone in the Seattle area, he came all the way from Redmond. He changed all the spark plugs in my car. I was thinking of changing all the ignition coils of my engine but Theodore insisted I should change the one that reported misfire and helped me save some money. He also spent some time diagnosing other problems I had - screeching sound from the air conditioner and suggested what I should do. Also he advised me to change the air conditioner filter and buy it from Amazon because it is cheaper.
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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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