1998 Jeep Cherokee Q&A
1998 Jeep Cherokee Question: Head Gasket Replacement
How much should I be looking at to replace head gasket on my Jeep. - Visitor
Go to this web page and get the answer http://repairpal.com/estimator . - backyard tech
depending on what engine you have it can vary from $800.00 to 1200.00 dollars basic depending on location, it may also may get more complicated if their is additional damage as a result of head gasket rupture, cyc head warp, o2 sensor contamination,oil coolant contamination, crank, rod bearing damage depending on length of oil coolant intermingling,(how long you drove it with bad gasket)..a trusting garage can give you all the information you need, but will need to tear down to verify which could cost $200-400.00 to make an accurate diag... - accp535
Time to look for another vehicle. - Visitor
-parts cost less than $100 +++++plus labor+++++ -I would charge $150 if "desperate" for $$$...$250,if just looking for extra cash.. $300 for shadetree -mechanic rate....$400 for "Shop-rate ...$800-1000 for dealer price..(avoid this last at all cost..unless you are independently wealthy) on todays market of high unemployment,you should be able to have this work done for less than $300-350 ; The head does NOT always needs to be resurfaced..add $150 to cost...if must..I charged $90 to others when I owned machine -shop-Mill...A decent machinist will resurface head in about an hour. - Alvis Sachen
The head gasket may seep oil externally. An updated head gasket is available that will prevent any more oil seepage.
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