RepairPal.com provides a head gasket repair estimator that can customized to the user exact vehicle and a fair price estimate that states what a head gasket repair costs for a typical vehicle. Local mechanics can also give head gasket repair estimates.
Repair Pal claims that an average fair price for a typical head gasket repair is between $1,089 and $1,375, as of 2015. Smaller engines typically cost less to repair, while larger, complicated engines sometimes cost well above the average price. Labor pricing makes up the majority of the costs of repairing head gaskets due to the removal and reassembly of engine parts and accessories and reattachment of engine components.