Home
Estimates Engine Mechanical Engine Valve Adjustment

Mitsubishi Endeavor Engine Valve Adjustment

Engine Valve Adjustment is a critical, but straightforward service that keeps your motor running well.

Get a Quote

Find Your Cost

Range for All Cars

Free Instant Quote

Average Shop Price $428
RepairSmith Price $243
Average Shop Price RepairSmith Price $ Tell us your vehicle to get a guaranteed price for your brakes from RepairSmith.

This range covers an average Engine Valve Adjustment replacement. Tell us your car to get a guaranteed price from RepairSmith.

Tell us your vehicle to get a guaranteed price for your brakes from RepairSmith.

Our repairs come with:

Certified Mechanics  •  
12-Month | 12,000-Mile Warranty

Easy Online Booking  •  7 Days a Week

Mitsubishi Endeavor Engine Valve Adjustment

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Mitsubishi Endeavor Engine Valve Adjustment is $234. Drop it off at our shop and pick it up a few hours later, or save time and have our Delivery mechanics come to you.

Car
Location
Quoted on
Price
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor
3.8L V6 LS • 128,000 miles
Los Angeles CA 90066
Mar 27, 2021
$238 - $290
2007 Mitsubishi Endeavor
3.8L V6 LS • 111,000 miles
Los Angeles CA 90041
Mar 14, 2021
$235 - $287
2007 Mitsubishi Endeavor
3.8L V6 SE • 177,000 miles
Ione CA 95640
Jan 15, 2021
$233 - $285
2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor
3.8L V6 • 108,000 miles
Madison WI 53704
Jan 7, 2021
$225 - $275
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor
3.8L V6 Limited • 136,000 miles
San Jose CA 95120
Dec 17, 2020
$224 - $274
2008 Mitsubishi Endeavor
3.8L V6 LS • 135,000 miles
Chico CA 95973
Nov 21, 2020
$186 - $228
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor
3.8L V6 XLS • 107,000 miles
The Lakes NV 88901
Nov 15, 2020
$199 - $243
2010 Mitsubishi Endeavor
3.8L V6 LS • 66,000 miles
Palm Springs CA 92262
Nov 3, 2020
$181 - $221
2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor
3.8L V6 SE • 44,000 miles
Nuevo CA 92567
Oct 30, 2020
$209 - $255
2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor
3.8L V6 LS • 204,000 miles
Orange CA 92869
Oct 30, 2020
$176 - $216
Last Updated:
Sep 7, 2021 3:06 PM
Get A Quote 12-Month | 12,000-Mile Warranty

What is an Engine Valve Adjustment?

Let's start with the basics. Engine valves are valves. Hopefully, you know what a valve is. They’re tiny, yet they’re one of the most important and commonly used components in your entire car. The basic concept of an engine valve is simple. Every cylinder in the car’s engine has valves that sit on top of the cylinder. There are intake and exhaust valves. The intake valves let air and fuel (or just air in some cases) into the engine and the exhaust valves let spent gases out. The camshaft, rocker arms, and valve lifters are responsible for opening the valves, and a spring closes them. Pushrods are also added to the mix on some cars. It’s a basic, but vital process, that is repeated thousands of times every minute. So, if you feel like you had a productive day, just imagine the kind of day your engine valves had. Over time, the space between the valve and the camshaft can change. When that happens the timing of the valves will be thrown out of whack, and more importantly, the valves may not open and close properly which keeps them from doing their job. When that happens, it’s time for an engine valve adjustment. An engine valve adjustment doesn’t actually adjust the valve, it simply adjusts the space between the valve and the camshaft, so that all the parts can function properly. Most modern engines have valves that are self-adjusting, and don’t ever need to be adjusted. If only we could all be so well-evolved.

About system section icon
Get a Quote 1-Year | 12,000-Mile Warranty

Signs your Engine Valves need adjusting

Scheduled maintenance

Oh, two of your least favorite words ever! I know. It’s easy to think that scheduled maintenance isn’t important for your car, but it is. And if you ignore it, you’ll end up with some severe consequences. And by “severe” I mean “expensive.” So, here’s the deal. Many manufacturers call for engine valve adjustments after a certain number of miles. You won’t need them adjusted frequently, but doing so on schedule will keep them preemptively cared for, and save you the pain of finding out that they need adjusting the hard way. For more on that, have the pleasure of reading on.

Tapping noise

Hopefully by now, you’ve figured out that your car isn’t supposed to make noises, other than the roar of the engine and the music from the speakers. Every other noise is a sign that something isn’t working quite right. Engine valves that need adjusting will make a bizarre noise. It’s usually a tapping or a ticking noise - something in that vein. That’s the noise of your valves picking up the phone, dialing your number, and giving you a bad excuse for why they can’t hang out today.

Engine performance problems

An engine valve adjustment that’s either too loose or too tight can lead to engine performance problems such as rough running and lack of power. Either scenario can cause damage to the engine as well.

Get a Quote 1-Year | 12,000-Mile Warranty

How urgent is an Engine Valve Adjustment?

Driving with improperly adjusted engine valves will, over time, cause damage to the valves themselves, and possibly other parts of the engine. These repairs are a bit more expensive than an adjustment, so use your brain here.

System section icon
Get a Quote 1-Year | 12,000-Mile Warranty

How can we help?

RepairSmith is here to make car repair easy.

Get a Quote

1-Year | 12,000-Mile Warranty