Toyota Camry Valve Cover Gasket Replacement

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Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $220 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$91 to $566
Labor: $70 -$360
Parts: $21 -$206
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$139 to 797
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$113 to 602
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2015 Toyota CamryL4-2.5L HybridService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$140.96Shop/Dealer Price$171.55 - $218.66
2004 Toyota CamryL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$148.48Shop/Dealer Price$178.32 - $239.22
2016 Toyota CamryL4-2.5L HybridService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$154.96Shop/Dealer Price$185.20 - $232.05
2009 Toyota CamryL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$138.48Shop/Dealer Price$171.52 - $234.82
2016 Toyota CamryL4-2.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$140.96Shop/Dealer Price$169.92 - $215.81
1988 Toyota CamryL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$155.88Shop/Dealer Price$188.43 - $261.16
1986 Toyota CamryL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$117.30Shop/Dealer Price$140.48 - $184.47
2017 Toyota CamryL4-2.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$145.16Shop/Dealer Price$174.58 - $223.17
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Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Service & Cost

Why is the valve cover gasket important?

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.

Keep in mind:

When the valve cover gasket is replaced, the valve cover should be inspected as well.

Replacing a valve gasket cover:

  • Inspect the valve cover for leaks.
  • Remove and replace the valve cover gasket(s) if faulty.

When the valve gasket cover could be the problem:

If you notice oil on the ground beneath your car, get your car inspected as soon as you can. Do not drive the car for too long with low engine oil. If they see an oil leak, most mechanics will inspect the valve cover gasket first. Schedule regular oil changes to minimize the sludge formation in your engine.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Valve Cover Gasket?

  • Oil is leaking.
  • Debris and oil around the valve cover.
  • Slight oil smell.
  • Oil found in spark plug wells.

Why replacing a faulty valve gasket cover is crucial:

Your engine’s internal pieces are lubricated with oil. This oil needs to stay in the engine, because the engine relies on it, and it can be harmful if it leaks out. To keep the oil where it belongs, your engine is sealed in many places. On the top, your engine is sealed by the valve cover. This valve cover has a gasket (which is made out of rubber or cork), which seals the cover to the engine, and keeps any oil from leaking out.

If the gasket deteriorates, oil will begin to leak out. If the oil leaks out, your engine will not be properly lubricated, and serious engine damage can occur. Oil that leaks out through the valve cover gasket can also fall into the exhaust system and ignite an engine fire.

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Theodore

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Theodore
12 years of experience
Very impressed. Theodore goes above and beyond. He was able to diagnose my oil leak and fix it right away so I could get back on the road. He also noticed a problem with my brakes that I have been trying to figure out for awhile that no other mechanics were able to find. He fixed that, too, and now the problem is resolved. If you are using YourMechanic in the Seattle area, book Theodore. He really knows what he is doing.
2004 TOYOTA CAMRY - VALVE COVER GASKET - BOTHELL, WASHINGTON

James

12 years of experience
9 reviews
James
12 years of experience
James is very professional, replaced cover gasket and pcv valve for me, did the job very well and cleanly.
1998 TOYOTA CAMRY - VALVE COVER GASKET - TRENTON, NEW JERSEY

Robert

16 years of experience
264 reviews
Robert
16 years of experience
Robert was on time, took the time to explain the what and why of the issue i was having and took care of it. I would recommend his professional service to anyone.
2002 TOYOTA CAMRY - VALVE COVER GASKET REPLACEMENT - DENVER, COLORADO
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2015 Toyota CamryL4-2.5L HybridService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$140.96Shop/Dealer Price$171.55 - $218.66
2004 Toyota CamryL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$148.48Shop/Dealer Price$178.32 - $239.22
2016 Toyota CamryL4-2.5L HybridService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$154.96Shop/Dealer Price$185.20 - $232.05
2009 Toyota CamryL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$138.48Shop/Dealer Price$171.52 - $234.82
2016 Toyota CamryL4-2.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$140.96Shop/Dealer Price$169.92 - $215.81
1988 Toyota CamryL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$155.88Shop/Dealer Price$188.43 - $261.16
1986 Toyota CamryL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$117.30Shop/Dealer Price$140.48 - $184.47
2017 Toyota CamryL4-2.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$145.16Shop/Dealer Price$174.58 - $223.17
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