Valve Adjustment Cost

This is a national average for all makes and models, but you can make it more accurate by adding your car info and ZIP.
This is a national average for all makes and models, but you can make it more accurate by adding your car info and ZIP.
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$363   to   $485
Labor: $336 - $425
Parts: $27 - $60
Estimate does not include taxes and fees.

When the valves are out of adjustment, they can make a ticking noise that will speed up with engine RPM.

A tight valve adjustment will not make noise, but can cause the valves to get very hot and become burnt. Have the valves checked and adjusted periodically even if they are not noisy.

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