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
2008 Subaru OutbackH4-2.5L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$204.42Shop/Dealer Price$249.27 - $315.21
2009 Subaru OutbackH6-3.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$289.90Shop/Dealer Price$352.19 - $424.16
2004 Subaru OutbackH4-2.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$147.36Shop/Dealer Price$179.76 - $227.89
2008 Subaru OutbackH4-2.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$170.27Shop/Dealer Price$207.84 - $264.87
2007 Subaru OutbackH6-3.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$290.75Shop/Dealer Price$353.04 - $425.50
2006 Subaru OutbackH4-2.5L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$204.42Shop/Dealer Price$249.26 - $315.19
2002 Subaru OutbackH6-3.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$302.69Shop/Dealer Price$368.23 - $449.84
2012 Subaru OutbackH4-2.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$163.27Shop/Dealer Price$199.42 - $255.37
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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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Ben
36 years of experience
Ben was prompt, thorough, and completed the work early. I really appreciate the great customer service provided on the job.
2011 SUBARU OUTBACK - 60,000 MILES MAINTENANCE SERVICE
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Noe
31 years of experience
Noe was very friendly and professional and got my valve cover gasket replaced in not time! He also did a great inspection for what I need next. I highly recommend him.
2003 SUBARU OUTBACK - VALVE COVER GASKET REPLACEMENT
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Casey
19 years of experience
Casey was very friendly, knew what he was doing and was very efficient
2005 SUBARU OUTBACK - DRIVE BELT TENSIONER 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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