Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Ford Explorer

Ford Explorer Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $273 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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YourMechanic Price
$213 to $397
Labor: $189 -$320
Parts: $24 -$77
Average Dealer price
$300 to 527
Average Shop price
$255 to 430
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1994 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$250.56Shop/Dealer Price$304.26 - $367.35
2005 Ford ExplorerV8-4.6LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$289.90Shop/Dealer Price$352.19 - $424.16
2010 Ford ExplorerV8-4.6LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$297.54Shop/Dealer Price$361.58 - $439.16
2003 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$312.17Shop/Dealer Price$378.47 - $446.29
2005 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$312.78Shop/Dealer Price$379.09 - $447.27
2010 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$312.78Shop/Dealer Price$379.03 - $447.16
2006 Ford ExplorerV8-4.6LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$328.75Shop/Dealer Price$400.81 - $501.97
2008 Ford ExplorerV8-4.6LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$297.54Shop/Dealer Price$361.73 - $439.42
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22 years of experience
2003 FORD EXPEDITION - VALVE COVER GASKET REPLACEMENT
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Patrick
22 years of experience
Patrick was quick, polite, and graciously accommodating while I ran to pick up an extra part I hadn't previously procured. Will likely return service when needed!
2000 FORD RANGER - VALVE COVER GASKET REPLACEMENT
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Joe
38 years of experience
WOW what a service! Mechanic at my house by 1pm when I made the appointment only 12 hours earlier. My Mechanic was Joe H. He arrived early, was very professional and courteous and went right to work. He was very knowledgeable about everything and not only his specialties. He pointed out problems and solutions to things I had overlooked. I have found not only a new mechanic, but a trustworthy one.
2002 FORD EXPLORER - FREE SUMMER INSPECTION
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Peter
31 years of experience
Peter called about 45 minutes before our appointment to ask if we wanted him to come early since his last appointment finished early. We were happy to oblige. I was at work so my wife dealt with him. He left about 10 minute before I came home. My wife was pleased with his professionalism and she showed me the old valve cover gaskets he had replaced. Truck runs great and I was charged exactly what my quote was. Saved me $ from having it towed to a shop too. Great service and I will use this service and Peter again. In fact, I have recommended it to two friends so far.
2004 FORD EXPLORER SPORT TRAC - 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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