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
2000 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.8L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$133.41Shop/Dealer Price$162.59 - $204.40
2000 Volkswagen GolfV6-2.8LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$279.10Shop/Dealer Price$338.98 - $407.01
1990 Volkswagen GolfL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$132.74Shop/Dealer Price$162.38 - $212.03
1987 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.6L DieselService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$83.09Shop/Dealer Price$100.93 - $121.67
2004 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$100.42Shop/Dealer Price$122.56 - $156.27
2002 Volkswagen GolfL4-2.0LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$135.99Shop/Dealer Price$165.80 - $209.53
2004 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.8L TurboService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$133.58Shop/Dealer Price$162.92 - $204.94
2012 Volkswagen GolfL5-2.5LService typeValve Cover Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$123.91Shop/Dealer Price$150.81 - $185.55
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Golf Valve Cover Gasket Replacement

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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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