My audi is burning oil very fast and it smells like burnt oil in the cab when i drive. To the best of my knowledge and research this sounds like a leaky valve cover gasket. I am burning at least 2 quarts of oil a month. How easy is that to replace? should a shop do it? how expensive can it be? my email is firstname.lastname@example.org
valve cover gaskets on 1999 Audi A4
by micpflint in Lincoln, CA on November 28, 2010
ANSWER by Jim Taddei on November 30, 2010
Please use the RepairPal estimator to find out the cost to reseal the valve cover on your 1999 Audi A4. Here is the link - http://repairpal.com/estimator?car_type_id=2650
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