Honda CR-V Valve Cover Gasket Replacement

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Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $117 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$95 to $213
Labor: $70 -$162
Parts: $25 -$51
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$147 to 275
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2000 Honda CR-VL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$150.84Shop/Dealer Price$185.23 - $256.50
2004 Honda CR-VL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$162.64Shop/Dealer Price$196.02 - $267.54
2006 Honda CR-VL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$162.64Shop/Dealer Price$197.23 - $269.66
2011 Honda CR-VL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$152.64Shop/Dealer Price$189.22 - $263.14
2003 Honda CR-VL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$152.64Shop/Dealer Price$186.32 - $258.06
2009 Honda CR-VL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$152.64Shop/Dealer Price$184.38 - $254.68
1997 Honda CR-VL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$145.20Shop/Dealer Price$175.36 - $240.27
2016 Honda CR-VL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$132.02Shop/Dealer Price$160.12 - $216.08
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Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Service & Cost

Why is the valve cover gasket important?

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.

Keep in mind:

When the valve cover gasket is replaced, the valve cover should be inspected as well.

Replacing a valve gasket cover:

  • Inspect the valve cover for leaks.
  • Remove and replace the valve cover gasket(s) if faulty.

When the valve gasket cover could be the problem:

If you notice oil on the ground beneath your car, get your car inspected as soon as you can. Do not drive the car for too long with low engine oil. If they see an oil leak, most mechanics will inspect the valve cover gasket first. Schedule regular oil changes to minimize the sludge formation in your engine.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Valve Cover Gasket?

  • Oil is leaking.
  • Debris and oil around the valve cover.
  • Slight oil smell.
  • Oil found in spark plug wells.

Why replacing a faulty valve gasket cover is crucial:

Your engine’s internal pieces are lubricated with oil. This oil needs to stay in the engine, because the engine relies on it, and it can be harmful if it leaks out. To keep the oil where it belongs, your engine is sealed in many places. On the top, your engine is sealed by the valve cover. This valve cover has a gasket (which is made out of rubber or cork), which seals the cover to the engine, and keeps any oil from leaking out.

If the gasket deteriorates, oil will begin to leak out. If the oil leaks out, your engine will not be properly lubricated, and serious engine damage can occur. Oil that leaks out through the valve cover gasket can also fall into the exhaust system and ignite an engine fire.

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Awesome. Very professional and knowledgeable Educated customer about their car and work required. This was a very stress free experience.
2001 HONDA CR-V - VALVE COVER GASKET - PIKESVILLE, MARYLAND

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I would have to agree that Ira was by far one of the most gifted and professional mechanics I have dealt with in my life. He was very knowledgeable and took the time to answer all of my questions. I would recommend him to anyone that is looking to get their car repaired.
2010 HONDA CR-V - VALVE COVER GASKET - TAMPA, FLORIDA

Joe

11 years of experience
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Joe
11 years of experience
Arrived 30 minutes earlier than scheduled, which was fine. Did a great job and explained everything and answered all my questions along with suggestion for the future service to help keep vehicle running longer. Will use again.
1999 HONDA CR-V - VALVE COVER GASKET - HERMITAGE, TENNESSEE
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2000 Honda CR-VL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$150.84Shop/Dealer Price$185.23 - $256.50
2004 Honda CR-VL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$162.64Shop/Dealer Price$196.02 - $267.54
2006 Honda CR-VL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$162.64Shop/Dealer Price$197.23 - $269.66
2011 Honda CR-VL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$152.64Shop/Dealer Price$189.22 - $263.14
2003 Honda CR-VL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$152.64Shop/Dealer Price$186.32 - $258.06
2009 Honda CR-VL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$152.64Shop/Dealer Price$184.38 - $254.68
1997 Honda CR-VL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$145.20Shop/Dealer Price$175.36 - $240.27
2016 Honda CR-VL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$132.02Shop/Dealer Price$160.12 - $216.08
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