Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for BMW L6

BMW L6 Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $92 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$92 to $102
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $22
Average Dealer price
$136
Average Shop price
$110
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1987 BMW L6L6-3.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$93.46Shop/Dealer Price$124.73 - $161.38
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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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