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Recent Rocker Cover Gasket Replacement Mechanic Reviews in Newcastle

18 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Darlington, 24 years of experience

I started my mechanic career by undertaking my apprenticeship at Beckside Garage in County Durham, I was there for three years. From there I moved to Lex Auto Centres, later taken over by Halfords Autocentre...

2 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Newcastle, 25 years of experience

20yrs working in independent garages on all makes and models, 5 years working Seat and MG dealer franchise's

15 Reviews

Garage in Newcastle, 15 years of experience

Has worked in multiple dealerships in the past, worked longest for a Vauxhall dealership.

16 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Newcastle, 18 years of experience

I did my apprenticeship at Reg Vardys where I learned the trade and worked for 8 years. I later moved to another branch of Reg Vardys and worked as a fully qualified mechanic there for 3 years. I later moved...

8 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Newcastle, 15 years of experience

I worked previously at a Citroen independent garage for 9 years and after that time I began my own business RJ Mobile Autos and have been going for around 5 years now. I have a range of services available fr...

197 Reviews

Garage serving Newcastle, 15 years of experience

I began my career with Citroen/Peugeot in Newcastle though the apprenticeship scheme and served my time there for 4 years. I moved to Prestige Cars in Gateshead for 18 months before gaining more experienc...

20 Reviews

Garage serving Newcastle, 10 years of experience

Our mechanic has vast experience working in multiple franchised dealerships including Fiat and Renault. The past several years working in independent garages on vast makes and models.

9 Reviews

Garage serving Newcastle, 25 years of experience

Ian and Trudi Wilson Opened Wilson's Auto Service Centre garage in Jarrow near Hebburn, Tyne & Wear, in July 2019. Our car delivery service, Wilson Car Delivery company also benefits from our ga...

101 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Newcastle, 15 years of experience

I've been in the trade for well over 15 years now and still get that great buzz from solving customers issues and seeing them happy again. Before I branched out on my own I worked with a company who had a co...

38 Reviews

Garage serving Newcastle, 10 years of experience

We deliver an efficient and reliable service for your car with our 5-strong team of fully qualified technicians. Our state of the art facility has everything we need to offer comprehensive care for your vehi...

24 Reviews

Garage serving Newcastle, 8 years of experience

At Motor Fix we offer a wide range of vehicle maintenance, from diagnostics to clutches we can assist with all your motoring needs to see if we can help, offering a garage-based service

3 Reviews

Garage serving Newcastle, 44 years of experience

Welcome to Jarrow MOT Centre A highly experienced garage for drivers in Jarrow and Hebburn A local garage providing friendly motor services in Jarrow and Hebburn At Jarrow MOT Centre, we’ve been providing...

18 Reviews

Garage serving Newcastle, 35 years of experience

I have been in the trade for 30 years and have worked for myself for that time and built up my knowledge doing all types of repairs on all makes/models, as a business however we are not keen on injectors/fu...

Want to learn more about Rocker Cover Gasket replacements in Newcastle?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does a rocker cover gasket replacement in Newcastle 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.

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

Yes, many garages in Newcastle 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 Newcastle.

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

Yes, Newcastle 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.

How much does a Rocker Cover Gasket replacement cost in Newcastle?

The average cost of a Rocker Cover Gasket replacement in Newcastle is on average between £52 and £136. Ultimately the cost for a Rocker Cover Gasket replacement in Newcastle depends on the make and model of your car. Check out the ClickMechanic price below, and find out what you'd pay at a franchise dealer in Newcastle. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.

These estimates may include Rocker cover, Rocker cover gasket, Rocker cover gasket, Rocker cover gasket and/or Rocker cover gasket. We have quotes for the top 40 manufacturers.

Name ClickMechanic Click Mechanic average Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

£525 £123 - £1,241 Get exact price

Audi

£117 £138 - £319 Get exact price

BMW

£237 £267 - £541 Get exact price

Chevrolet

£43 £64 - £94 Get exact price

Chrysler

£171 £249 - £276 Get exact price

Citroen

£49 £54 - £132 Get exact price

Dacia

£112 £201 - £201 Get exact price

Daewoo

£33 £65 - £65 Get exact price

Fiat

£109 £92 - £373 Get exact price

Ford

£62 £98 - £144 Get exact price

Honda

£56 £70 - £135 Get exact price

Hyundai

£40 £59 - £72 Get exact price

Jaguar

£123 £180 - £297 Get exact price

Jeep

£67 £93 - £119 Get exact price

Kia

£52 £65 - £125 Get exact price

Lada

£40 £69 - £69 Get exact price

Land Rover

£113 £110 - £362 Get exact price

LDV

£213 £485 - £485 Get exact price

Lexus

£108 £183 - £225 Get exact price

Maserati

£225 £381 - £381 Get exact price

Mazda

£49 £77 - £118 Get exact price

Mercedes-Benz

£256 £332 - £566 Get exact price

MG

£59 £116 - £116 Get exact price

MINI

£68 £93 - £145 Get exact price

Mitsubishi

£74 £67 - £221 Get exact price

Nissan

£122 £189 - £296 Get exact price

Peugeot

£50 £51 - £135 Get exact price

Porsche

£153 £275 - £277 Get exact price

Proton

£88 £180 - £180 Get exact price

Renault

£190 £185 - £671 Get exact price

Rover

£45 £69 - £111 Get exact price

Saab

£49 £65 - £114 Get exact price

SEAT

£178 £185 - £382 Get exact price

Skoda

£225 £190 - £484 Get exact price

Subaru

£56 £83 - £113 Get exact price

Suzuki

£53 £64 - £135 Get exact price

Toyota

£47 £51 - £118 Get exact price

Vauxhall

£94 £84 - £235 Get exact price

Volkswagen

£130 £138 - £280 Get exact price

Volvo

£95 £130 - £266 Get exact price

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  • Microcar
  • Metrocab
  • Hummer
  • Reva
  • Asia
  • TVR
  • Ferrari
  • Morgan
  • Buick
  • Lamborghini
  • Pontiac
  • Carbodies
  • DS
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Bentley
  • Cadillac
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Austin
  • Daimler
  • Dodge
  • FSO
  • Iveco
  • Maybach
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Piaggio
  • Perodua
  • Infiniti
  • Aston Martin
  • Daihatsu
  • Isuzu
  • Lancia
  • Lotus
  • Ssangyong
  • London Taxi's International
  • Smart

Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a rocker cover gasket replacement, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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