Valve Cover Gasket Replacement at your home or office.

Our certified mechanics come to you・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Logo-yelp
CUSTOMERS LOVE US ON YELP
4.5 out of 5 (550 reviews)
Icon-warranty_badge-02
SERVICES BACKED BY OUR
12-Month, 12,000-Mile Warranty
How does YourMechanic work?    
Icon-quote-hiw
Get a quote

Choose from 600+ repair, maintenance, and diagnostic services, backed by our 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty.

Icon-calendar-hiw
Book an appointment

Tell us when to meet you at your home or office. We’ll send one of our vetted, top-rated mechanics.

Icon-fixed-hiw
Get your car fixed

Continue with your day while our mechanic fixes your car onsite. You pay only after the job is done.

Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Toyota Solara

Toyota Solara Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $134 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

YourMechanic Price
$97 to $275
Labor: $70 -$240
Parts: $27 -$35
Average Dealer price
$147 to 350
Average Shop price
$117 to 294
Get an instant quote for your car
Our mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Get a quote
CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2001 Toyota SolaraL4-2.2LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$108.01Shop/Dealer Price$132.03 - $171.43
1999 Toyota SolaraV6-3.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$104.76Shop/Dealer Price$128.04 - $165.05
2004 Toyota SolaraV6-3.3LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$177.94Shop/Dealer Price$216.22 - $262.33
2005 Toyota SolaraV6-3.3LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$177.94Shop/Dealer Price$216.26 - $262.40
2006 Toyota SolaraL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$98.93Shop/Dealer Price$120.69 - $153.28
1999 Toyota SolaraL4-2.2LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$108.01Shop/Dealer Price$132.03 - $171.42
2000 Toyota SolaraV6-3.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$245.58Shop/Dealer Price$298.29 - $357.84
2004 Toyota SolaraL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$98.39Shop/Dealer Price$120.08 - $152.31
Show example Toyota Solara Valve Cover Gasket Replacement prices

Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Service & Cost

What is the Valve Cover Gasket all about?

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.

How it's done:

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

Our recommendation:

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.

How important is this service?

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.

Fast and easy Valve Cover Gasket Replacement service at your home or office.

GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CAR
Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee

Meet some of our expert Toyota mechanics

Real customer reviews from Toyota owners like you.

450 reviews
Ben
36 years of experience
Ben was great - very friendly, and clearly knew what he was doing. I have nothing negative to say other than being significantly late relative to the appointment window (9-10 am appt. versus 12 pm arrival), which was ironically a result of car trouble. The scheduling process through the yourmechanic.com website was very easy, and I really liked the way the work was documented via picture and audio by Ben. When finished - Ben kept out the old parts for my review, and he discussed everything he did during the work. It was super convenient to have the work done at my residence, and I have a sense of comfort with the 12-month warranty and BBB accreditation - hopefully something that will never need to be tested. I felt that the pricing was competitive, especially when considering the convenience of having the mechanic come to me.
1997 TOYOTA 4RUNNER - VALVE COVER GASKET REPLACEMENT
Want Ben's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
445 reviews
Chris
17 years of experience
I thought I already posted a review the other day and it was such a good one too so hopefully, I can write a really good one for Chris as he definitely deserves 5++ stars. I am so grateful I came across YourMechanic while googling for an auto mechanic in my area. Love the convenience, the notifications, the efficiency and best of all, the fact that it is 30% less expensive compared to typical auto mechanics that have shops. The mechanic who service my zip code was Chris Allshouse. He is professional, honest, an expert in his field, knowledgeable, thorough and great with customer service to ensure customer satisfaction. My initial appointment was for 9 AM on Father's Day. He came a half hour early and explained/apologized to me that there was a mistake on the labor portion of the online quote. I have a V6 but the online estimate quoted me inline 6 so the labor was only 1 hour instead of 3. Anyhow, Chris explained what he would do and also assured me that he would have to re-schedule our appointment for the following day, will negotiate an additional discount on my behalf for the inconvenience as the discrepancy was not my fault. Everything that he promised was kept. . He came a half hour early the following day, repaired my valve cover gasket as needed and provided inspection report afterwards. I had such a great experience at a fair price and shared my experience and the referral code with the boyfriend, family and friends. Awesome job Chris and keep it up YourMechanic!
1999 TOYOTA SOLARA - VALVE COVER GASKET REPLACEMENT
Want Chris's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
432 reviews
Patrick
22 years of experience
What a relief! I had been putting off the repair I needed because I didn't have a reliable mechanic to go to. After a successful experience finding a brake service online, I figured I'd try the same with a mechanic. The high ratings gave me the confidence to go ahead and set up an appointment. Patrick came right to my job and was all business. Took care of it and I was so pleased with the online feedback about my car afterwards. Thanks for a great experience! I'll be sure to spread the word.
2000 TOYOTA AVALON - VALVE COVER GASKET REPLACEMENT
Want Patrick's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
308 reviews
Dan
34 years of experience
Friendly, knowledgeable, on time and professional!
1999 TOYOTA CAMRY - VALVE COVER GASKET REPLACEMENT
Want Dan's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
Get an instant quote for your car
Our mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Get a quote
CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2001 Toyota SolaraL4-2.2LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$108.01Shop/Dealer Price$132.03 - $171.43
1999 Toyota SolaraV6-3.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$104.76Shop/Dealer Price$128.04 - $165.05
2004 Toyota SolaraV6-3.3LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$177.94Shop/Dealer Price$216.22 - $262.33
2005 Toyota SolaraV6-3.3LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$177.94Shop/Dealer Price$216.26 - $262.40
2006 Toyota SolaraL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$98.93Shop/Dealer Price$120.69 - $153.28
1999 Toyota SolaraL4-2.2LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$108.01Shop/Dealer Price$132.03 - $171.42
2000 Toyota SolaraV6-3.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$245.58Shop/Dealer Price$298.29 - $357.84
2004 Toyota SolaraL4-2.4LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$98.39Shop/Dealer Price$120.08 - $152.31
Show example Toyota Solara Valve Cover Gasket Replacement prices

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1-800-701-6230 · hi@yourmechanic.com