Top Mechanics For Rocker Cover Gasket Replacement & Repairs in Worthing
Mobile mechanic serving Worthing, 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...
TONY, Ashford • 18th January 2017
Ford Fiesta • Rocker cover & gasket replacement
Garage serving Worthing, 25 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 co...
GORDON, London • 3rd November 2018
BMW 3 Series • Rocker cover & gasket replacement
Mobile mechanic in Reading, 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...
JOHN, Bracknell • 12th September 2016
Mobile mechanic in Sunbury-On-Thames, 25 years of experience
Mobile mechanic service in the TW area and covers 5 mile radius Works on all makes and models
KARL, Wembley • 11th December 2017
Garage in Middlesex, 13 years of experience
I have 3 years working for Volkswagen but the bulk of my experience has been with small independent garages working on all makes and models. I have been an independent mechanic for the past 4 years and am ab...
SEBASTIAN, Brentford • 6th January 2015
BMW 3 Series • Rocker cover & gasket replacement
Garage in Iver, 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...
ADRIANA, London • 5th July 2018
Audi A4 Cabriolet • Rocker cover & gasket replacement
Garage in Horton, 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...
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 ...
RICHARD, RAINHAM • 5th September 2016
Toyota Avensis • Rocker cover & gasket replacement
Garage in Enfield, 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...
NEIL, London • 30th May 2018
Garage in London, 27 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...
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...
ANDREW, London • 30th September 2016
Mercedes-Benz 300-600SL • Rocker cover & gasket replacement
Garage in Worthing, 35 years of experience
Been self employed for over 30 years. Can offer experience. Servicing. Repairs. Diagnostics. Cambelts. Clutches. Brakes.
MARK, Worthing • 13th October 2022
Skoda Octavia • Car Won't Start Inspection
Mobile mechanic in Worthing, 7 years of experience
When J&H Automotive was founded, we set out to provide the highest quality service with being convenient, affordable and able to offer our services throughout West Sussex and surrounding areas. Whether your ...
RICHARD, West Sussex • 1st April 2022
Garage in Worthing, 40 years of experience
BK Auto Services is owned by Bashir Khan who has been in the trade for over 40 years. Bashir originally worked with big companies like Leyland DAF & other main dealers before setting-up BK Auto Services. The...
KIRSTY, Worthing • 27th January 2022
Ford Focus • MOT with collection & delivery
Garage in Worthing, 16 years of experience
Sivtech Garage Ltd has been operating since March 2017. We offer a 2 ramp workshop and offer full mobile capabilities and on site diagnostics. Ashley has been in the trade since he was 16 years old working f...
KIRSTIE, Worthing • 1st September 2018
Frequently asked questions about rocker cover gasket replacement & repairs in Worthing
Read our answers to questions about rocker cover gasket replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a rocker cover gasket replacement in Worthing 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 Worthing garages offer home collection and delivery for rocker cover gasket replacement?
Yes, many garages in Worthing 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 Worthing.
Can Worthing mobile mechanics do rocker cover gasket replacement at my home or office?
Yes, Worthing 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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Mechanics in and around Worthing
- Auto Empire Garages Ltd, Worthing
- Bk Auto Services, Worthing
- Hares Servicing & Repairs, Littlehampton
- J&H Automotive, Sompting
- MDK Vehicle Repairs Ltd, Littlehampton
- P&Hautos, Sussex
- The Tyreman, Steyning