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Fiat 500 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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Fiat 500 Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Fiat 500 Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement is $482. 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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2012 Fiat 500
1.4L L4 Pop • 80,000 miles
San Diego CA 92129
Nov 18, 2020
$194 - $237
2019 Fiat 500
1.4L L4 Turbo Abarth • 11,000 miles
Rancho Cordova CA 95742
Nov 12, 2020
$194 - $238
2017 Fiat 500
1.4L L4 Pop • 45,000 miles
Las Vegas NV 89109
Nov 9, 2020
$176 - $216
2013 Fiat 500
1.4L L4 Turbo Turbo • 80,000 miles
San Clemente CA 92672
Nov 6, 2020
$183 - $223
2013 Fiat 500
1.4L L4 Pop • 82,000 miles
Sunset Beach CA 90742
Oct 30, 2020
$955 - $1,167
2017 Fiat 500
1.4L L4 c Pop • 54,000 miles
Anaheim CA 92850
Oct 28, 2020
$195 - $239
2013 Fiat 500
1.4L L4 c Pop • 101,000 miles
San Francisco CA 94103
Oct 25, 2020
$1,116 - $1,364
2019 Fiat 500
1.4L L4 Turbo Lounge • 25,000 miles
Los Angeles CA 90012
Oct 18, 2020
$941 - $1,151
2019 Fiat 500
1.4L L4 Turbo Abarth Cabrio • 23,000 miles
San Bernardino CA 92402
Oct 17, 2020
$174 - $212
2018 Fiat 500
1.4L L4 Turbo Abarth • 37,000 miles
El Cajon CA 92019
Oct 16, 2020
$204 - $250
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Jan 21, 2021 4:52 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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