How do I know I need a timing cover gasket replacement?
The timing gasket is responsible for sealing the timing the timing cover to the front of the engine block. It is designed to keep dirt and debris out of the engine. On engines with timing chains it allows for the flow of oil to lubricate critical timing components.
Typically the most noticeable sign of timing gasket failure is an oil leak around the engine timing cover. However you may he a knocking from the cover if it is loose. If debris has enter the timing area you may have a rough idle condition. Sometimes a check engine light may illuminate. The timing cover gasket should also be replaced anytime the the timing cover is removed or when timing components are serviced.
How much will it cost?
The typical cost for the testing and replacement is between $100-$1640 for parts and labor. This price range is averaged across all passenger vehicles. The actual cost depends on your specific make, model and year. Depending on your specific vehicle, this cost may be lower or higher. This cost estimate is for the specific repair listed and doesn’t include additional, related items that may require repair.
What is included:
- Inspection of the timing cover gasket
- Replacement if necessary
- Inspection of related components
How it works
Request a service:
Get a quote online or set-up a time to have your vehicle looked at.
Choose your service time:
Pick time slots that work for you, easily, online. We will confirm appointments and send reminders.
Get your vehicle repaired:
No waiting at the shop. Our mechanics bring everything that is needed to you. All you have to do is provided a safe area for the work to be performed.
What what need from you
A safe place to work on your vehicle:
No working on the side of busy roads, No working on unstable or steep surfaces. We do not perform repairs during severe weather.
Authorization from a property owner or management.
If you rent please ensure work can be performed where your vehicle is. If your repair work is being done in a parking lot or at your place of employment, please ensure you have permission to have work performed. We do not do repairs in areas restricted by law.