Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for BMW 640i

BMW 640i Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $314 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$312 to $352
Labor: $280 -$320
Parts: $32
Average Dealer price
$437
Average Shop price
$374
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2012 BMW 640iL6-3.0L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$314.85Shop/Dealer Price$425.20 - $527.57
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Parts required for a BMW 640i 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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