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Volkswagen Tiguan 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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Volkswagen Tiguan Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Volkswagen Tiguan Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement is $981. 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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2011 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0L L4 Turbo • 92,369 miles
Menifee CA 92585
Apr 24, 2021
$448 - $548
2012 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0L L4 Turbo • 48,000 miles
Phoenix AZ 85026
Apr 16, 2021
$468 - $572
2012 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0L L4 Turbo • 126,800 miles
Costa Mesa CA 92626
Apr 11, 2021
$508 - $620
2011 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0L L4 Turbo • 82,000 miles
Allen TX 75002
Mar 23, 2021
$488 - $596
2013 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0L L4 Turbo • 130,000 miles
Westlake Village CA 91361
Feb 5, 2021
$602 - $736
2014 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0L L4 Turbo SE • 15,000 miles
Las Vegas NV 89133
Nov 16, 2020
$200 - $244
2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0L L4 Turbo SE R-Line Black • 10,000 miles
Glendora CA 91740
Nov 15, 2020
$2,489 - $3,042
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0L L4 Turbo SEL • 36,000 miles
Reseda CA 91335
Nov 14, 2020
$203 - $248
2016 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0L L4 Turbo SEL • 20,000 miles
Turlock CA 95382
Nov 11, 2020
$2,248 - $2,748
2014 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0L L4 Turbo R-Line • 19,000 miles
Upland CA 91786
Nov 8, 2020
$1,174 - $1,434
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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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