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1998 Chevrolet Prizm Question: How much should I be charge for a filter for valve cover gasket?



al. jones, Killeen, TX, February 22, 2011, 08:40

I recently have an oil change and the mechanic stated that I had oil leaking from the valve cover gasket. He said that the filter needing replacing soon. How much should this cost me?

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    February 24, 2011, 02:26

    it's standard procedure to change the oil filter when the oil is changed. Find another mechanic if he didn't change the filter with the oil. Fixing the valve cover gasket should be about 0.6 hour labor plus the part and sealer, etc.
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