Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Mercedes-Benz 500SEL

Mercedes-Benz 500SEL Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $169 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$135 to $212
Labor: $119 -$168
Parts: $16 -$44
Average Dealer price
$191 to 283
Average Shop price
$162 to 229
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SELV8-5.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$194.05Shop/Dealer Price$259.17 - $334.47
1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SELV8-5.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$157.54Shop/Dealer Price$210.57 - $272.02
1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SELV8-5.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$136.33Shop/Dealer Price$183.93 - $229.37
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SELV8-5.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$193.17Shop/Dealer Price$258.24 - $333.02
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Parts required for a Mercedes-Benz 500SEL Valve Cover Gasket Replacement

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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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