I was told in order to change intake gasket the valve covers would have to be taken off and those gaskets would need replacing also. The total cost will be about $875.00 Something just doesn't seem right and wanted to check it out.
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2005 Buick Rendezvous Question: Do you have to take valve covers off to change intake gasket?
Answer #1Greg's Orange Auto (10955 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9355globalhelper January 11, 2013, 12:39Master
you can wiggle it out but not back in, remove to make it easier
Replymisterb1955, January 11, 2013, 12:41Rookie
Answer #2milesauto from Miles Auto Service Inc., January 11, 2013, 14:37Master
Anwser to your question is yes......the covers do need to be removed. Assuming you need lower intake manifold gaskets replaced.(Do you have a coolant leak I wonder?) The price quote is fair for that job also. Get a second opinion if you want.