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Fiat 500L 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 500L Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Fiat 500L Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement is $486. 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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2015 Fiat 500L
1.4L L4 Turbo Trekking • 33,000 miles
Milpitas CA 95035
Nov 21, 2020
$204 - $250
2017 Fiat 500L
1.4L L4 Turbo Lounge • 32,000 miles
Atherton CA 94027
Nov 20, 2020
$971 - $1,187
2016 Fiat 500L
1.4L L4 Turbo Trekking • 31,000 miles
Long Beach CA 90815
Nov 9, 2020
$155 - $189
2017 Fiat 500L
1.4L L4 Turbo Trekking • 17,000 miles
San Jose CA 95125
Nov 8, 2020
$992 - $1,212
2014 Fiat 500L
1.4L L4 Turbo Trekking • 88,000 miles
San Francisco CA 94132
Nov 6, 2020
$194 - $238
2019 Fiat 500L
1.4L L4 Turbo Urbana • 30,000 miles
Long Beach CA 90810
Nov 4, 2020
$1,121 - $1,370
2018 Fiat 500L
1.4L L4 Turbo Trekking • 38,000 miles
Arcadia CA 91007
Nov 3, 2020
$193 - $235
2014 Fiat 500L
1.4L L4 Turbo Trekking • 98,000 miles
La Jolla CA 92037
Oct 27, 2020
$175 - $213
2018 Fiat 500L
1.4L L4 Turbo Trekking • 15,000 miles
Los Angeles CA 90065
Oct 26, 2020
$182 - $222
2015 Fiat 500L
1.4L L4 Turbo Lounge • 16,000 miles
San Ysidro CA 92173
Oct 24, 2020
$185 - $226
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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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