Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Buick Riviera

Buick Riviera Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $171 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$115 to $298
Labor: $98 -$224
Parts: $17 -$74
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$165 to 408
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$138 to 325
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1983 Buick RivieraV8-5.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$145.80Shop/Dealer Price$176.89 - $211.35
1991 Buick RivieraV6-3.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$145.44Shop/Dealer Price$176.56 - $210.83
1996 Buick RivieraV6-3.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$117.44Shop/Dealer Price$142.66 - $172.51
1996 Buick RivieraV6-3.8L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$246.00Shop/Dealer Price$300.46 - $385.18
1997 Buick RivieraV6-3.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$117.80Shop/Dealer Price$143.10 - $173.21
1984 Buick RivieraV8-5.7L DieselService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$215.80Shop/Dealer Price$261.40 - $306.73
1990 Buick RivieraV6-3.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$145.90Shop/Dealer Price$177.16 - $211.80
1985 Buick RivieraV8-5.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$145.44Shop/Dealer Price$176.55 - $210.82
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Parts required for a Buick Riviera Valve Cover Gasket Replacement

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Don't know if jamahl was successful with the repair yet,waiting for a heavy rain.will keep in touch.Thanks,Ric
1990 BUICK RIVIERA - OTHER INSPECTIONS
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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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