• No, you don't have to drain the oil to change the valve cover gaskets.

  • That means BlueDevil Oil Stop Leak can act as a valve cover gasket sealer and stay in your engine oil until your next oil change and will not clog or harm your engine in any way. BlueDevil Oil Stop Leak will restore dried, cracked or shrunken seals to original size and shape, allowing them to reseal and stop your leak.

    Beside above, how much does it cost to change a valve cover gasket? The average cost for a valve cover gasket replacement is between and . Labor costs are estimated between and while parts are priced between and . Estimate does not include taxes and fees.

    Beside above, is a valve cover gasket leak serious?

    When this occurs, the gasket can lose its integrity and leak, potentially causing cosmetic issues like leaking oil, or drivability problems and reduced engine performance. If not replaced by an ASE certified mechanic in time, a bad valve cover gasket can lead to complete engine failure.

    How long should a valve cover gasket last?

    When running your vehicle, the valve cover will have to do its job and keep the oil from leaking out. Most of the gaskets on your car last anywhere from 20,000 to 50,000 miles.

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