Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Ford Explorer

Ford Explorer Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $269 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$205 to $397
Labor: $189 -$320
Parts: $16 -$77
Average Dealer price
$282 to 527
Average Shop price
$244 to 430
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2003 Ford ExplorerV8-4.6LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$292.09Shop/Dealer Price$354.68 - $428.11
2000 Ford ExplorerV8-5.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$214.82Shop/Dealer Price$260.67 - $309.58
2000 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$242.21Shop/Dealer Price$293.90 - $350.78
1998 Ford ExplorerV8-5.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$214.82Shop/Dealer Price$260.61 - $309.47
2006 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$312.82Shop/Dealer Price$379.15 - $447.36
1995 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$250.58Shop/Dealer Price$304.27 - $367.37
2007 Ford ExplorerV8-4.6LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$298.80Shop/Dealer Price$363.37 - $442.07
2007 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$312.21Shop/Dealer Price$378.61 - $446.52
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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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