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Kia K900 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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Kia K900 Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Kia K900 Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement is $319. 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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2015 Kia K900
5.0L V8 V8 Premium • 31,000 miles
Sierra Madre CA 91024
Nov 21, 2020
$222 - $272
2015 Kia K900
5.0L V8 V8 Luxury • 60,000 miles
Nuevo CA 92567
Nov 18, 2020
$211 - $257
2019 Kia K900
3.3L V6 Turbo Luxury • 24,000 miles
Bethel Island CA 94511
Nov 16, 2020
$176 - $215
2016 Kia K900
3.8L V6 V6 Premium • 38,000 miles
Perris CA 92572
Nov 13, 2020
$194 - $238
2017 Kia K900
3.8L V6 V6 Premium • 53,000 miles
Turlock CA 95382
Nov 7, 2020
$171 - $209
2016 Kia K900
3.8L V6 V6 Luxury • 36,000 miles
San Jose CA 95117
Nov 5, 2020
$201 - $245
2015 Kia K900
5.0L V8 V8 Premium • 76,000 miles
Las Vegas NV 89170
Nov 3, 2020
$185 - $226
2016 Kia K900
5.0L V8 V8 Luxury • 40,000 miles
Chula Vista CA 91913
Nov 3, 2020
$1,126 - $1,376
2016 Kia K900
5.0L V8 V8 Luxury • 58,000 miles
Moreno Valley CA 92557
Nov 2, 2020
$193 - $235
2016 Kia K900
3.8L V6 V6 Luxury • 55,000 miles
San Diego CA 92166
Oct 24, 2020
$190 - $232
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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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