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Jaguar XF 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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Jaguar XF Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Jaguar XF Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement is $708. 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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2019 Jaguar XF
3.0L V6 Supercharged Sportbrake S • 13,000 miles
Apple Valley CA 92308
Apr 20, 2021
$1,169 - $1,429
2011 Jaguar XF
5.0L V8 Supercharged • 110,000 miles
Arlington TX 76018
Apr 1, 2021
$1,112 - $1,360
2013 Jaguar XF
5.0L V8 Supercharged • 125,000 miles
Spring TX 77386
Mar 11, 2021
$1,061 - $1,297
2019 Jaguar XF
2.0L L4 Turbo 300 Sport • 15,000 miles
North Hollywood CA 91601
Feb 20, 2021
$1,003 - $1,225
2018 Jaguar XF
3.0L V6 Supercharged Portfolio • 34,000 miles
Carpinteria CA 93013
Feb 13, 2021
$1,085 - $1,326
2014 Jaguar XF
2.0L L4 Turbo Base • 94,000 miles
Long Beach CA 90814
Nov 9, 2020
$177 - $217
2019 Jaguar XF
2.0L L4 Turbo Sportbrake Prestige • 24,000 miles
Montrose CA 91020
Nov 4, 2020
$204 - $250
2017 Jaguar XF
2.0L L4 Turbo Diesel Premium • 48,000 miles
Burney CA 96013
Oct 30, 2020
$175 - $213
2018 Jaguar XF
2.0L L4 Turbo Base • 38,000 miles
Santa Rosa CA 95401
Oct 30, 2020
$178 - $218
2014 Jaguar XF
5.0L V8 Supercharged Supercharged • 52,000 miles
Glendale CA 91207
Oct 28, 2020
$202 - $246
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Sep 7, 2021 1:27 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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