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Dodge Grand Caravan 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 Grand Caravan Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Dodge Grand Caravan Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement is $624. 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
2009 Dodge Grand Caravan
3.3L V6 SE • 100,000 miles
San Francisco CA 94129
Nov 12, 2020
$194 - $237
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan
3.8L V6 ES • 65,000 miles
Redlands CA 92373
Nov 9, 2020
$192 - $234
2007 Dodge Grand Caravan
3.8L V6 SXT • 18,000 miles
Los Angeles CA 90015
Nov 7, 2020
$197 - $241
2018 Dodge Grand Caravan
3.6L V6 GT • 19,000 miles
Mentone CA 92359
Nov 2, 2020
$2,124 - $2,596
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan
3.3L V6 Base • 168,311 miles
Bonita CA 91902
Oct 28, 2020
$418 - $510
1995 Dodge Grand Caravan
3.8L V6 LE • 114,000 miles
San Diego CA 92114
Oct 27, 2020
$172 - $210
2017 Dodge Grand Caravan
3.6L V6 SE • 48,000 miles
Sacramento CA 95830
Oct 26, 2020
$175 - $213
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan
3.8L V6 Sport • 54,000 miles
Las Vegas NV 89130
Oct 25, 2020
$179 - $219
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan
3.8L V6 LE • 76,000 miles
Nuevo CA 92567
Oct 21, 2020
$192 - $234
2008 Dodge Grand Caravan
3.3L V6 SE • 15,000 miles
Palm Springs CA 92264
Oct 15, 2020
$1,772 - $2,166
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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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