Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Buick Electra

Buick Electra Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $161 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$122 to $262
Labor: $105 -$240
Parts: $17 -$22
Average Dealer price
$174 to 323
Average Shop price
$146 to 277
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1988 Buick ElectraV8-5.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$166.80Shop/Dealer Price$202.25 - $239.97
1986 Buick ElectraV6-3.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$128.26Shop/Dealer Price$155.95 - $189.81
1987 Buick ElectraV6-3.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$128.26Shop/Dealer Price$155.89 - $189.69
1985 Buick ElectraV8-5.7L DieselService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$229.44Shop/Dealer Price$277.99 - $325.34
1987 Buick ElectraV8-5.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$166.80Shop/Dealer Price$202.27 - $240.01
1989 Buick ElectraV6-3.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$166.80Shop/Dealer Price$202.24 - $239.95
1990 Buick ElectraV6-3.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$166.90Shop/Dealer Price$202.54 - $240.47
1989 Buick ElectraV8-5.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$166.44Shop/Dealer Price$201.93 - $239.48
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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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