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Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4 Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $136 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$91 to $325
Labor: $70 -$162
Parts: $21 -$163
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$139 to 499
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$113 to 359
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2015 Toyota RAV4L4-2.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$112.96Shop/Dealer Price$137.88 - $180.74
2008 Toyota RAV4L4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$148.48Shop/Dealer Price$178.32 - $239.22
2010 Toyota RAV4V6-3.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$469.48Shop/Dealer Price$575.93 - $838.84
2009 Toyota RAV4L4-2.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$112.96Shop/Dealer Price$139.62 - $183.78
2005 Toyota RAV4L4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$138.48Shop/Dealer Price$168.62 - $229.74
1998 Toyota RAV4L4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$155.88Shop/Dealer Price$188.43 - $261.16
2003 Toyota RAV4L4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$138.48Shop/Dealer Price$166.96 - $226.83
2018 Toyota RAV4L4-2.5L HybridService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$121.06Shop/Dealer Price$146.42 - $194.16
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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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Very polite and prompt. After completing the work he went over what was done. I would recommend him to anyone who needs work done and will definitely use him again.
2001 TOYOTA RAV4 - VALVE COVER GASKET - CLERMONT, FLORIDA

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I've used Joseph twice this month for various repairs and an oil change; he arrived on time at both appointments and it was so convenient to have the work done on a Saturday. Everything seems to be in good shape with my car, which I'm happy about!
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Mr. RICARDO WAS VERY INFORMATIVE, PROFESSIONAL AND EFFICIENT. I WAS VERY SATISFIED WITH THE WORK. I WILL RECOMMEND OTHERS ABOUT THIS SERVICE.
2005 TOYOTA RAV4 - VALVE COVER GASKET REPLACEMENT - COMPTON, CALIFORNIA
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2015 Toyota RAV4L4-2.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$112.96Shop/Dealer Price$137.88 - $180.74
2008 Toyota RAV4L4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$148.48Shop/Dealer Price$178.32 - $239.22
2010 Toyota RAV4V6-3.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$469.48Shop/Dealer Price$575.93 - $838.84
2009 Toyota RAV4L4-2.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$112.96Shop/Dealer Price$139.62 - $183.78
2005 Toyota RAV4L4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$138.48Shop/Dealer Price$168.62 - $229.74
1998 Toyota RAV4L4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$155.88Shop/Dealer Price$188.43 - $261.16
2003 Toyota RAV4L4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$138.48Shop/Dealer Price$166.96 - $226.83
2018 Toyota RAV4L4-2.5L HybridService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementEstimate$121.06Shop/Dealer Price$146.42 - $194.16
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