Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Kia Spectra

Kia Spectra Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $111 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$108 to $124
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $38 -$44
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$168 to 180
Average Shop price
$130 to 138
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2009 Kia SpectraL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$117.05Shop/Dealer Price$143.33 - $189.50
2002 Kia SpectraL4-1.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$109.81Shop/Dealer Price$134.35 - $175.15
2000 Kia SpectraL4-1.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$109.81Shop/Dealer Price$134.30 - $175.07
2003 Kia SpectraL4-1.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$109.81Shop/Dealer Price$134.33 - $175.11
2004 Kia SpectraL4-1.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$110.56Shop/Dealer Price$135.23 - $176.55
2005 Kia SpectraL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$117.05Shop/Dealer Price$143.32 - $189.49
2007 Kia SpectraL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$117.26Shop/Dealer Price$143.68 - $190.09
2004 Kia SpectraL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$116.17Shop/Dealer Price$142.30 - $187.87
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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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