Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Mazda MX-3

Mazda MX-3 Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $198 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$99 to $359
Labor: $70 -$240
Parts: $29 -$119
Average Dealer price
$151 to 518
Average Shop price
$120 to 399
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1992 Mazda MX-3V6-1.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$338.81Shop/Dealer Price$414.57 - $543.85
1992 Mazda MX-3L4-1.6LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$100.92Shop/Dealer Price$123.24 - $157.37
1994 Mazda MX-3L4-1.6LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$100.92Shop/Dealer Price$123.19 - $157.29
1994 Mazda MX-3V6-1.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$336.16Shop/Dealer Price$411.40 - $538.79
1993 Mazda MX-3L4-1.6LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$101.50Shop/Dealer Price$123.91 - $158.43
1995 Mazda MX-3L4-1.6LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$101.50Shop/Dealer Price$123.89 - $158.40
1993 Mazda MX-3V6-1.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$339.14Shop/Dealer Price$415.24 - $544.96
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Parts required for a Mazda MX-3 Valve Cover Gasket Replacement

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Ben
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Problem fixed but had to reschedule twice due to parts availability.
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Second appointment with Jason. All in all, AOK.
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Patrick was both professional and friendly, willingly chatting it up with me about my car. He lowered my estimate because the job was slightly less than what the website quoted, which was nice. While my mount was described as "broken" by another mechanic, he mentioned it was merely cracked and it was up to me if I wanted to get it replaced, which I did anyway because eventually the cracking would lead to a breakage. It was definitely a pleasure to be able to see and talk to the mechanic who was working on my car vs oftentimes where you just talk to the front man of the shop. I would fully recommend Patrick to anyone who needs work on their car and I will go back to him for any work more than an oil change.
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Trung was great to work with an very trustworthy guy. Flexible in his scheduling too.
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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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