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Pontiac GTO 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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Pontiac GTO Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Pontiac GTO Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement is $344. 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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2004 Pontiac GTO
5.7L V8 • 92,000 miles
Los Angeles CA 90042
Dec 1, 2020
$1,260 - $1,540
2006 Pontiac GTO
6.0L V8 Base • 216,000 miles
Cotati CA 94931
Nov 23, 2020
$185 - $227
2006 Pontiac GTO
6.0L V8 Base • 126,000 miles
Reno NV 89511
Nov 21, 2020
$212 - $260
2005 Pontiac GTO
6.0L V8 Base • 224,000 miles
Camarillo CA 93012
Nov 18, 2020
$206 - $252
2006 Pontiac GTO
6.0L V8 Base • 52,000 miles
Culver City CA 90232
Nov 17, 2020
$206 - $252
2006 Pontiac GTO
6.0L V8 Base • 143,000 miles
San Diego CA 92111
Nov 10, 2020
$254 - $310
2006 Pontiac GTO
6.0L V8 Base • 11,000 miles
Anaheim CA 92803
Nov 7, 2020
$194 - $238
2006 Pontiac GTO
6.0L V8 Base • 122,000 miles
Fontana CA 92334
Oct 31, 2020
$188 - $230
2006 Pontiac GTO
6.0L V8 Base • 41,000 miles
Los Angeles CA 90073
Oct 30, 2020
$203 - $249
2004 Pontiac GTO
5.7L V8 Base • 229,000 miles
Modesto CA 95351
Oct 28, 2020
$180 - $220
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Dec 17, 2020 6:25 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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