Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Subaru RX

Subaru RX Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $97 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$92 to $110
Labor: $70 -$88
Parts: $22
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$137 to 146
Average Shop price
$111 to 119
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1985 Subaru RXH4-1.8L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$100.72Shop/Dealer Price$122.62 - $152.39
1988 Subaru RXH4-1.8L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$100.28Shop/Dealer Price$122.15 - $151.64
1987 Subaru RXH4-1.8L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$93.28Shop/Dealer Price$113.64 - $142.01
1989 Subaru RXH4-1.8L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$100.28Shop/Dealer Price$122.12 - $151.59
1986 Subaru RXH4-1.8L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$93.72Shop/Dealer Price$114.18 - $142.86
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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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