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{Chrysler PT Cruiser Engine Valve or Cylinder Head Replacement

Replacing engine valves and cylinder heads depends on the make and model of the car, as well as the year.

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Chrysler PT Cruiser Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Chrysler PT Cruiser Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement is $691. 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.

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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L L4
143,486 miles
Karen J  • 
August 12, 2020 1:21 AM  • 
San Diego CA 92116
$250
4.00  hrs
2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L L4 Turbo
140,000 miles
Robert W  • 
August 10, 2020 4:42 PM  • 
Perris CA 92571
$1,120
10.80  hrs
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser
81,000 miles
Martha K  • 
August 3, 2020 12:47 PM  • 
Rialto CA 92376
$180
2.50  hrs
2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L L4
127,000 miles
Robert G  • 
July 19, 2020 3:42 PM  • 
Sacramento CA 95826
$1,584
11.00  hrs
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L L4 Base
120,000 miles
Jake V  • 
July 14, 2020 5:49 PM  • 
Oceanside CA 92054
$1,944
9.20  hrs
2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L L4
120,000 miles
Harold M  • 
June 5, 2020 5:15 PM  • 
Las Vegas NV 89121
$207
5.40  hrs
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser
150,000 miles
Michelle J  • 
March 21, 2020 2:00 PM  • 
Folsom CA 95630
$225
5.00  hrs
2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L L4
183,000 miles
Robert A  • 
February 25, 2020 6:51 PM  • 
Highland CA 92346
$181
5.50  hrs
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L L4 Turbo
133,000 miles
Ivan P  • 
January 1, 2020 8:13 PM  • 
Lakewood CA 90713
$184
6.30  hrs
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring
154,235 miles
Lisa Y  • 
November 16, 2019 5:34 AM  • 
Sacramento CA 95825
$1,420
9.30  hrs
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited
106,000 miles
Hudson C  • 
September 9, 2019 12:00 PM  • 
Los Angeles CA 90066
$188
2.60  hrs
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring
210,000 miles
Silverio N  • 
September 5, 2019 7:08 PM  • 
Lompoc CA 93436
$197
1.60  hrs
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base
161,000 miles
Khira B  • 
July 29, 2019 3:47 PM  • 
Pasadena CA 91104
$894
9.40  hrs
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base
144,500 miles
Ana B  • 
July 16, 2019 12:20 AM  • 
Laguna Niguel CA 92677
$712
11.60  hrs
2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base
195,000 miles
Margarita A  • 
May 21, 2019 11:26 PM  • 
Redlands CA 92374
$952
8.90  hrs
2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L L4
137,777 miles
Charnay K  • 
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Tucson AZ 85716
$1,308
11.80  hrs
2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L L4 Tur...
122,495 miles
Amber B  • 
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Alameda CA 94501
$192
5.70  hrs
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What are Engine Valves & Cylinder Heads?

The cylinder head is placed on top of the engine block, and contains the engine valves. As the car runs, the valves open and close, allowing air in, and expelling exhaust gases in the process. Cylinder heads house the camshafts in overhead camshaft engine designs, but not in overhead valve engine designs.

The cylinder head also contains oiling and cooling passages. V-configured engines have two cylinder heads, while inline engines have just one.

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Signs of faulty Valves and Heads

Poor engine performance

If the engine valves are not sealing properly, then the engine won’t have a proper amount of compression. This will impact the power of the engine, making the car less powerful. You may experience hesitation and rough running as well.

Engine noise

When the valves or heads are having issues, you may to hear a tapping or ticking noise coming from the engine.

Fluid loss

If a cylinder head is cracked, then engine coolant may enter the combustion chamber, where it will be burned off. This will lower the amount of coolant in your car. It also may result in white smoke emitting from your tailpipe, and possible engine overheating. Similarly, busted valve guides or seals often allow oil into the combustion chamber. This results in oil loss, and sometimes a blue or gray smoke from the tailpipe.

Check engine warning light

An issue with the engine valves or cylinder head will result in the engine not running properly. This alerts your car’s computer, which will trigger the check engine warning light on your dashboard.

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How urgent are Valve and Head repairs?

Cylinder heads and engine valves are vital parts of your car’s engine. If they fail, they risk causing serious damage to the rest of the engine. All issues with heads and valves should be addressed immediately.

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