Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for BMW 645Ci

BMW 645Ci Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $608 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$605 to $678
Labor: $511 -$584
Parts: $94
Average Dealer price
$867
Average Shop price
$726
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2005 BMW 645CiV8-4.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$612.53Shop/Dealer Price$823.40 - $1038.67
2004 BMW 645CiV8-4.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$610.65Shop/Dealer Price$821.93 - $1036.45
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Parts required for a BMW 645Ci Valve Cover Gasket Replacement

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Patrick is a great guy and really knows his stuff. Yourmechanic.com rips you a new one on parts and labor but i guess you pay for not having the headache. I paid 370 labor for 3 hours and 255 for parts that go for 65 bucks on parksgeek.com and even cheaper on a few other sites but for original bmw parts it is 65 and they charged 255. Fyi. If it can wait a couple days, buy the parts first
2005 BMW 645CI - CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR REPLACEMENT
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2001 BMW 330CI - VALVE COVER GASKET REPLACEMENT
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2005 BMW 530I - DOOR DOES NOT LOCK OR OPEN INSPECTION
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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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