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
The Fixitfor.us difference:
Most common vehicle repair services can be preformed at your location. This saves you time. No need to arrange drop-offs or pick ups. No sitting in a waiting room. Just continue with your day, while our experts handle your repair. Our Mechanics are all certified. Our business is a registered repair facility in Michigan. We are fully insured and back our service with our warranty.
What we require
- A safe place to work on your vehicle
- Authorization from a property owner or management.
- We do not do repairs in areas restricted by law.
- We do not preform repairs in unsafe location or on unstable surfaces
- We do not preform repairs during serve weather
Book your appointment
Ready to set up your appointment? The whole process can be completed online. Simply choose a day and time that works for you. Let us know what service you need or what your car issues are. You will be contacted with an estimate and the ability to confirm your appoint. We will even send you a reminder. If you aren’t sure when you will want service performed, you can get an estimate without choosing a time.
Are you in our service area?
Our services are available, on site throughout Michigan. Odds are you live near one of the cities we provide service in. Below are some of the common places we perform repair services.