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Ford Ranger 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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Ford Ranger Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Ford Ranger Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement is $710. 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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2001 Ford Ranger 4.0L V6
116,342 miles
Aaron H  • 
November 12, 2020 12:32 AM  • 
Costa Mesa CA 92626
$483
7.40  hrs
2008 Ford Ranger 2.3L L4
244,000 miles
Nick L  • 
November 8, 2020 6:40 AM  • 
Las Vegas NV 89119
$408
6.10  hrs
1999 Ford Ranger 4.0L V6
210,000 miles
Bernardo D  • 
October 30, 2020 5:40 PM  • 
Granada Hills CA 91344
$455
5.50  hrs
1999 Ford Ranger 3.0L V6
181,000 miles
Craig H  • 
October 17, 2020 3:32 PM  • 
Murrieta CA 92562
$1,416
10.00  hrs
2008 Ford Ranger 2.3L L4
244,000 miles
Nick L  • 
October 17, 2020 12:38 AM  • 
Las Vegas NV 89119
$422
4.70  hrs
2006 Ford Ranger 3.0L V6
151,670 miles
Tyler D  • 
October 15, 2020 3:08 PM  • 
Murrieta CA 92563
$260
4.80  hrs
2006 Ford Ranger 3.0L V6
151,670 miles
Tyler D  • 
October 15, 2020 3:05 PM  • 
Murrieta CA 92563
$260
6.70  hrs
2000 Ford Ranger 3.0L V6 XL
133,000 miles
Colin K  • 
August 31, 2020 10:48 PM  • 
Roseville CA 95678
$2,161
11.60  hrs
2000 Ford Ranger 3.0L V6 XL
133,000 miles
Colin K  • 
August 31, 2020 10:48 PM  • 
Roseville CA 95678
$250
5.70  hrs
2000 Ford Ranger 3.0L V6
182,000 miles
Michelle J  • 
August 3, 2020 9:27 PM  • 
Hawthorne CA 90250
$250
4.00  hrs
2003 Ford Ranger 4.0L V6
130,000 miles
Thomas O  • 
March 31, 2020 6:44 PM  • 
Las Vegas NV 89108
$488
4.60  hrs
1998 Ford Ranger 3.0L V6
174,566 miles
Cesar A  • 
March 27, 2020 12:31 AM  • 
Santa Ana CA 92703
$319
0.80  hrs
2001 Ford Ranger 4.0L V6
83,000 miles
Mke R  • 
January 10, 2020 1:32 AM  • 
Lakewood CA 90713
$2,500
9.10  hrs
2000 Ford Ranger 4.0L V6
178,654 miles
Justin M  • 
 • 
Oakland CA 94606
$380
2.90  hrs
2001 Ford Ranger 4.0L V6 Edge
149,460 miles
Robert A  • 
 • 
Sacramento CA 95834
$584
6.20  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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