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Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Jaguar XF

Jaguar XF Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $451 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$315 to $594
Labor: $287 -$528
Parts: $28 -$66
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$438 to 747
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$377 to 633
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2013 Jaguar XFL4-2.0L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$461.86Shop/Dealer Price$686.37 - $886.17
2018 Jaguar XFL4-2.0L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$494.30Shop/Dealer Price$600.99 - $730.68
2012 Jaguar XFV8-5.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$579.82Shop/Dealer Price$849.25 - $1117.60
2017 Jaguar XFV6-3.0L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$462.20Shop/Dealer Price$560.73 - $666.23
2013 Jaguar XFV8-5.0L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$523.82Shop/Dealer Price$763.98 - $1010.37
2018 Jaguar XFV6-3.0L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$494.30Shop/Dealer Price$600.56 - $729.93
2010 Jaguar XFV8-4.2LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$419.22Shop/Dealer Price$601.99 - $813.44
2010 Jaguar XFV8-5.0L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$523.82Shop/Dealer Price$764.77 - $1011.75
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Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Service & Cost

What is the Valve Cover Gasket all about?

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.

How it's done:

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

Our recommendation:

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.

How important is this service?

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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Peter is very competent and doesn't try to sell unnecessary services. He is calm in a reassuring kind of way and very friendly to deal with.
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Ben did a Pre-Purchase Inspection at the dealers.I was not present but was very satisfied with the thoroughness of the report.
2011 JAGUAR XF - PRE-PURCHASE CAR INSPECTION - HOUSTON, TEXAS

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Great guy very friendly and knowledgeable.
2009 JAGUAR XF - CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS ON - LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

Mark

10 years of experience
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10 years of experience
Another fantastic job by Mark the after job clean up and communication A+
2010 JAGUAR XF - BRAKE PADS REPLACEMENT (REAR) - INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2013 Jaguar XFL4-2.0L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$461.86Shop/Dealer Price$686.37 - $886.17
2018 Jaguar XFL4-2.0L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$494.30Shop/Dealer Price$600.99 - $730.68
2012 Jaguar XFV8-5.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$579.82Shop/Dealer Price$849.25 - $1117.60
2017 Jaguar XFV6-3.0L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$462.20Shop/Dealer Price$560.73 - $666.23
2013 Jaguar XFV8-5.0L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$523.82Shop/Dealer Price$763.98 - $1010.37
2018 Jaguar XFV6-3.0L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$494.30Shop/Dealer Price$600.56 - $729.93
2010 Jaguar XFV8-4.2LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$419.22Shop/Dealer Price$601.99 - $813.44
2010 Jaguar XFV8-5.0L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$523.82Shop/Dealer Price$764.77 - $1011.75
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