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Top Mechanics For Rocker Cover Gasket Replacement & Repairs in London

677 Reviews

Garage in London, 30 years of experience

We are a group of skill full and highly qualified technicians based in West London and we have been running a successful mechanic & mobile repair business. Have a good client base and we specialise in comi...

998 Reviews

Garage in London, 30 years of experience

We provide MOT tests, servicing and car repairs on all makes and models in Enfield and surrounding areas. Catering for customers in Enfield, Cheshunt, Barnet and Southgate, we offer quality car servicing and...

386 Reviews

Garage serving London, 18 years of experience

Having spent over 18 years in the motor trade as a senior/ master technician, I have gained a huge amount of experience and skills. I started off as a Technician working on Porsche's for the first 9 years of...

108 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving London, 15 years of experience

I started my automotive career when I left school in Hungary in the 1990's. I then went to college and studied automotive technical engineering. Following this I worked at a local independent garage for 5 ye...

51 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving London, 10 years of experience

I began my mechanic career with MotorWorx in Marlow who are BMW specialists I worked there for around 6 years before moving to Tower Garage in Marlow for 2 years. Prior to setting-up my own business I worked...

Sms

1140 Reviews

Garage serving London, 20 years of experience

Jon owns and operates SMS Autocare and has been running the business for over 15 years in the Slough area. Prior to setting up SMS Autocare Jon completed his apprenticeship and was then a mobile mechanic for...

150 Reviews

Garage serving London, 6 years of experience

Mark has 6 years experience as a mechanic and is now a mobile mechanic around the West London area. Mark covers all makes and models.

15 Reviews

Garage in Kent, 30 years of experience

I began my career working with a Fiat/Lancia main dealership and this is where I completed my apprentice and worked with the business for around 3 years. I moved to work in a Vauxhall dealership for 3 years ...

151 Reviews

Garage in Gorefield, 20 years of experience

Brought up around cars and vintage machinery from a young age, My interest in Classic cars was apparent early on, After leaving school early I Started off as a apprentice at Paul Marshall Bodyshop in Beccles...

84 Reviews

Garage in London, 29 years of experience

Marathon Motors has been going over 20 years and counting! We originally had a base in Watford and recently moved to new premises! Marathon Motors became Ltd in July 2017 and Aston Clarke joined the business...

296 Reviews

Garage in Abergavenny, 18 years of experience

I have been in the trade for well over 10 years in the trade and have gained all my experience within the trade throughout that time. I began at M&L Motors in Mitcham Junction, Surrey for 3 years then I move...

24 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in London, 20 years of experience

Hi, I have worked on cars since I was 3-4 years old around my Father, then I bought my own car in 2004, by then I have graduated Auto Mechanic Electrician with studying and practice in Dealer Garage. Since t...

4 Reviews

Garage in London, 6 years of experience

Working at previous garages having range of experience. Diagnostics, brakes, servicing are the areas I specialised in when working in these environments. Servicing cars and meeting customer needs is what fil...

248 Reviews

Garage in London, 15 years of experience

Have 15 years of experience as an mot inspector and can check if car is road legal and safe to drive

Frequently asked questions about rocker cover gasket replacement & repairs in London

Read our answers to questions about rocker cover gasket replacement costs, symptoms and more.

What does a rocker cover gasket replacement in London involve?

There will be different requirement of the process depending on the engine manufacturer, but the basic requirement is similar as follows;

  • Mechanic will inspect the rocker cover and the gasket.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the rocker cover gasket.
  • Mechanic will clean the rocker cover.
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will run the engine and check for any leaks.

What are the symptoms of a bad valve cover gasket?

As the component is simple, there are only a couple of points to look for;

  • Oil seeping out between the rocker cover and the cylinder head
  • Oil evident in the spark plug or injector wells
  • Oil burning smells from the top of the engine

How long does it take to change a rocker cover gasket?

A rocker cover gasket replacement typically takes 1.5 hours, but times can range from under 1 hour to 2.5 hours. Ultimately, the time that the job will take depends on a range of factors. For example, your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

How much does it cost to replace a rocker cover gasket in London?

Prices for a rocker cover gasket replacement range from £65 to £210 with an average cost of £110. Ultimately, the cost of replacing the rocker cover gasket depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having your rocker cover gasket replaced by ClickMechanic by selecting your car at the top of this page!

Is a leaking rocker cover gasket an MOT failure?

While the rocker gasket cover is not checked during an MOT, any sort of leak that is excessive will result in an MOT failure. It's best to find out the source of the leak and get it fixed by a qualified mechanic.

Can London garages offer home collection and delivery for rocker cover gasket replacement?

Yes, many garages in London are able to offer collection and delivery for a rocker cover gasket replacement. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a rocker cover gasket replacement in London.

Can London mobile mechanics do rocker cover gasket replacement at my home or office?

Yes, London mobile mechanics can do a rocker cover gasket replacement at your home or office, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.

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