Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $218 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$124 to $333
Labor: $105 -$280
Parts: $19 -$53
Average Dealer price
$177 to 432
Average Shop price
$148 to 358
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2003 Subaru OutbackH6-3.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$302.44Shop/Dealer Price$367.63 - $448.82
2003 Subaru OutbackH4-2.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$147.40Shop/Dealer Price$179.88 - $228.09
2012 Subaru OutbackH4-2.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$163.31Shop/Dealer Price$199.41 - $255.34
2011 Subaru OutbackH6-3.6LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$264.88Shop/Dealer Price$320.83 - $373.98
2004 Subaru OutbackH4-2.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$148.20Shop/Dealer Price$180.79 - $229.54
2006 Subaru OutbackH4-2.5L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$204.47Shop/Dealer Price$249.31 - $315.28
2010 Subaru OutbackH6-3.6LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$265.35Shop/Dealer Price$321.56 - $375.17
2007 Subaru OutbackH6-3.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$289.94Shop/Dealer Price$352.23 - $424.22
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Parts required for a Subaru Outback Valve Cover Gasket Replacement

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Joshua
22 years of experience
Showed up on time, finished on time, all repairs seem to be in good working order
2010 SUBARU OUTBACK - TIMING BELT REPLACEMENT
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Noe
31 years of experience
Noe was very professional and explained the entire process to me before he went about his work. He did a great job and was done quickly so my daughter and I were able to start our day earlier than I thought we would be. I also want to mention that he was genuinely nice and not condescending, which is not the common experience I've had with other mechanics. Overall the experience exceeded my expectations. Thanks Noe!
2005 SUBARU OUTBACK - CAR BATTERY REPLACEMENT
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Richard
6 years of experience
Richard diagnosed the cause of the smoking quickly and made excellent suggestions. Hopefully the repair will be smooth. CH
2009 SUBARU OUTBACK - SMOKE FROM ENGINE OR EXHAUST INSPECTION
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Eugenio
21 years of experience
On time, polite, and super fast work!
2011 SUBARU OUTBACK - HEADLIGHT BULB REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE LOW BEAM, PASSENGER SIDE LOW BEAM)
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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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