Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for BMW 540i

BMW 540i Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $267 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$199 to $321
Labor: $161 -$280
Parts: $38 -$41
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$289 to 407
Average Shop price
$239 to 342
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2001 BMW 540iV8-4.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$288.88Shop/Dealer Price$388.78 - $488.39
1999 BMW 540iV8-4.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$288.07Shop/Dealer Price$388.19 - $487.51
2000 BMW 540iV8-4.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$288.07Shop/Dealer Price$387.91 - $487.03
1995 BMW 540iV8-4.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$200.84Shop/Dealer Price$269.42 - $343.27
2003 BMW 540iV8-4.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$288.88Shop/Dealer Price$388.85 - $488.51
1997 BMW 540iV8-4.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$285.59Shop/Dealer Price$384.65 - $481.77
1998 BMW 540iV8-4.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$285.78Shop/Dealer Price$385.44 - $483.12
2002 BMW 540iV8-4.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$288.07Shop/Dealer Price$388.17 - $487.47
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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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