Valve Cover Gasket Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf Valve Cover Gasket Replacement costs $146 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$82 to $529
Labor: $70 -$320
Parts: $12 -$209
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$118 to 791
Average Shop price
$99 to 595
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2005 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$100.42Shop/Dealer Price$122.54 - $156.25
2000 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.8L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$132.76Shop/Dealer Price$161.87 - $203.26
2003 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.8L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$132.76Shop/Dealer Price$161.81 - $203.15
2006 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.8L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$132.76Shop/Dealer Price$161.84 - $203.20
2005 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.8L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$133.41Shop/Dealer Price$162.61 - $204.43
2001 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.8L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$133.41Shop/Dealer Price$162.59 - $204.39
2012 Volkswagen GolfL5-2.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$124.52Shop/Dealer Price$151.60 - $186.83
1994 Volkswagen GolfL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$113.01Shop/Dealer Price$137.47 - $168.19
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Golf Valve Cover Gasket Replacement

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Jamahl
15 years of experience
This was the best interaction I've ever had with a mechanic. Jamahl was on time and communicative through the whole repair process. He diagnosed the issue right away and clearly explained my options and best course of action to get my car up and running. When he came out to do the repair (in the rain!!) he kept me updated the whole time and got the issue resolved. I highly recommend using him as a mechanic and I plan to for any car troubles down the line!
2005 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF - CAR IS NOT STARTING INSPECTION
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Grzegorz
36 years of experience
He went above and beyond to get me back on the road quickly! He was also great about keeping in communication with me about his timing.
2001 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF - RADIATOR HOSE REPLACEMENT (UPPER)
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Tom
37 years of experience
Tom was very professional and accommodating. Five stars!
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF - PRE-PURCHASE CAR INSPECTION
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Rodney
31 years of experience
On time and communicative about the job. Knowledgeable and professional and finished fast!
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF - CAR STARTER REPAIR
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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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