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Re: Valve cover gasket replacement $? (archive)

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Posted by Dana on March 31, 2000 at 14:09:03:

In Reply to: Valve cover gasket replacement $? posted by Terry on March 31, 2000 at 13:55:34:

: Ok - having never replaced valve cover gaskets on a 94 530i I don't know what is involved. The dealer (stealer) quoted $530 for both sides. I coughed and then left. What is a realistic $ for replacement? Is this a too difficult thing for a hack mechanic who doesn't have much spare time? Thanks!

Gaskets sell for $20 a side at Bav Auto. I would do it if I were in you shoes no matter what, save $490!

Dana


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