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Volvo S60 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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Volvo S60 Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Volvo S60 Engine Valves and Cylinder Heads Replacement is $311. 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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2015 Volvo S60
2.0L L4 Turbo/Supercharged T6 • 60,000 miles
Lake Elsinore CA 92530
Nov 18, 2020
$184 - $224
2008 Volvo S60
2.5L L5 Turbo 2.5T • 81,000 miles
Los Angeles CA 90011
Nov 9, 2020
$172 - $210
2018 Volvo S60
2.0L L4 Turbo/Supercharged T6 R-Design Platinum • 25,000 miles
San Diego CA 92154
Nov 4, 2020
$179 - $219
2015 Volvo S60
2.5L L5 Turbo T5 Premier • 96,000 miles
Vacaville CA 95687
Nov 3, 2020
$1,157 - $1,414
2009 Volvo S60
2.5L L5 Turbo 2.5T • 128,000 miles
Crockett CA 94525
Nov 2, 2020
$186 - $228
2018 Volvo S60
2.0L L4 Turbo/Supercharged Polestar • 40,000 miles
Antelope CA 95843
Oct 24, 2020
$181 - $221
2002 Volvo S60
2.4L L5 Turbo 2.4T • 55,000 miles
Santa Clarita CA 91350
Oct 24, 2020
$185 - $226
2003 Volvo S60
2.3L L5 Turbo T5 • 249,000 miles
Henderson NV 89002
Oct 21, 2020
$174 - $212
2016 Volvo S60
3.0L L6 Turbo T6 R-Design Platinum • 60,000 miles
Carson CA 90749
Oct 21, 2020
$194 - $238
2002 Volvo S60
2.4L L5 Turbo 2.4T • 97,000 miles
Moraga CA 94575
Oct 12, 2020
$181 - $221
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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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