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Dodge Charger 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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Dodge Charger Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Dodge Charger Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement is $620. 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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Location
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Price
2011 Dodge Charger
5.7L V8 • 115,000 miles
North Las Vegas NV 89031
Nov 28, 2020
$250 - $306
2013 Dodge Charger
3.6L V6 • 202,000 miles
San Marcos CA 92078
Nov 1, 2020
$308 - $376
2007 Dodge Charger
3.5L V6 SE • 67,000 miles
Glendale CA 91206
Oct 27, 2020
$1,553 - $1,898
2014 Dodge Charger
3.6L V6 SXT • 60,000 miles
Watsonville CA 95076
Oct 25, 2020
$230 - $281
2008 Dodge Charger
2.7L V6 • 121,000 miles
Los Angeles CA 90002
Oct 23, 2020
$374 - $457
2008 Dodge Charger
2.7L V6 • 121,000 miles
Los Angeles CA 90002
Oct 21, 2020
$512 - $626
2018 Dodge Charger
6.4L V8 SRT 392 • 30,000 miles
Sonora CA 95370
Oct 14, 2020
$220 - $268
2017 Dodge Charger
6.2L V8 Supercharged SRT Hellcat • 52,000 miles
Westminster CA 92684
Oct 8, 2020
$252 - $308
2014 Dodge Charger
3.6L V6 SE • 115,056 miles
Phoenix AZ 85051
Oct 6, 2020
$1,688 - $2,063
2012 Dodge Charger
5.7L V8 R/T • 126,000 miles
Van Nuys CA 91406
Sep 26, 2020
$195 - $239
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Dec 15, 2020 8:45 PM
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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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