Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for BMW 318ti

BMW 318ti Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $135 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$118 to $152
Labor: $70 -$104
Parts: $48
Average Dealer price
$189 to 217
Average Shop price
$143 to 168
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1997 BMW 318tiL4-1.9LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$142.67Shop/Dealer Price$188.62 - $252.15
1996 BMW 318tiL4-1.9LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$141.72Shop/Dealer Price$187.58 - $250.51
1999 BMW 318tiL4-1.9LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$141.72Shop/Dealer Price$187.48 - $250.33
1995 BMW 318tiL4-1.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$120.72Shop/Dealer Price$158.88 - $216.04
1998 BMW 318tiL4-1.9LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$142.67Shop/Dealer Price$188.65 - $252.20
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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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