Hyundai Elantra Valve Cover Gasket Replacement

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Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $119 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$87 to $145
Labor: $70 -$90
Parts: $17 -$55
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$130 to 206
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1999 Hyundai ElantraL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$175.74Shop/Dealer Price$216.36 - $306.30
2015 Hyundai ElantraL4-1.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$176.72Shop/Dealer Price$213.62 - $295.70
1992 Hyundai ElantraL4-1.6LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$189.72Shop/Dealer Price$231.08 - $323.82
2018 Hyundai ElantraL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$137.18Shop/Dealer Price$169.90 - $232.22
2004 Hyundai ElantraL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$173.26Shop/Dealer Price$212.09 - $299.30
2006 Hyundai ElantraL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$173.26Shop/Dealer Price$210.16 - $295.92
2005 Hyundai ElantraL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$173.26Shop/Dealer Price$210.43 - $296.39
2010 Hyundai ElantraL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$173.26Shop/Dealer Price$211.67 - $298.56
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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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Jamahl

16 years of experience
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Jamahl
16 years of experience
Jamahl did an awesome Job on valve cover gasket kit. Jamahl went over and beyond on explaining all additional jobs that I will need in the near future and explaining everything very well. This guy got my business and also very passionate guy about the work he does. I'm overall impressed with a company i never heard of to deliver 5 plus star experience.
2006 HYUNDAI ELANTRA - VALVE COVER GASKET - ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FLORIDA

William

21 years of experience
35 reviews
William
21 years of experience
William was very professional. On time and ready to go. He kept my garage floor very clean. He is good with cars and replaced my radiator, valve cover gasket and oil pan gasket in a timely manner.
2003 HYUNDAI ELANTRA - VALVE COVER GASKET - STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA

Sam

13 years of experience
62 reviews
Sam
13 years of experience
Sam is great! He did everything in a short time and gave detailed explanations on all my questions.
2005 HYUNDAI ELANTRA - VALVE COVER GASKET - DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1999 Hyundai ElantraL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$175.74Shop/Dealer Price$216.36 - $306.30
2015 Hyundai ElantraL4-1.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$176.72Shop/Dealer Price$213.62 - $295.70
1992 Hyundai ElantraL4-1.6LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$189.72Shop/Dealer Price$231.08 - $323.82
2018 Hyundai ElantraL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$137.18Shop/Dealer Price$169.90 - $232.22
2004 Hyundai ElantraL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$173.26Shop/Dealer Price$212.09 - $299.30
2006 Hyundai ElantraL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$173.26Shop/Dealer Price$210.16 - $295.92
2005 Hyundai ElantraL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$173.26Shop/Dealer Price$210.43 - $296.39
2010 Hyundai ElantraL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$173.26Shop/Dealer Price$211.67 - $298.56
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