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How much does Volvo 242 repair and maintenance cost?

The cost depends on your car, the type of service, and where you live. Here are estimates for a selection of Volvo 242 services.

Service Estimate Dealer Estimate Your Savings Location
Service type Engine Mount - Rear Replacement for 1982 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $95 Dealer Estimate $133 Savings 28.36% Location Denver, CO
Service type Car Air Filter Replacement for 1981 Volvo 242 L4-2.3L Estimate $93 Dealer Estimate $129 Savings 27.72% Location Denver, CO
Service type Ignition Coil Replacement for 1983 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $175 Dealer Estimate $292 Savings 40.14% Location Denver, CO
Service type Radiator Hose - Lower Replacement for 1984 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Turbo Estimate $120 Dealer Estimate $182 Savings 34.17% Location Denver, CO
Service type Oxygen Sensor - Front/Upper/Upstream Replacement for 1982 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $121 Dealer Estimate $185 Savings 34.47% Location Denver, CO
Service type Car AC Compressor Replacement for 1984 Volvo 242 L4-2.3L Estimate $1136 Dealer Estimate $1973 Savings 42.39% Location Denver, CO
Service type Car Radiator Replacement for 1982 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Turbo Estimate $313 Dealer Estimate $568 Savings 44.92% Location Denver, CO
Service type Alternator Repair for 1984 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Turbo Estimate $184 Dealer Estimate $297 Savings 38.09% Location Portland, OR

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Answers to common Volvo 242 questions

Q: Car sputters after 3000rpm and cuts out
Answered by John
You said that you changed the fuel filter and cleaned the tank, but did not say weather you had checked the fuel pressure. Checking the fuel pressure(s) is an important Diagnostic step on the old 240's with the K Jet...
Q: Car sputtering, rough idle 1983 Volvo 242
Answered by David
Hi there - the rough running (https://www.yourmechanic.com/question/car-runs-rough) you describe could be anything from bad gas (water content), failing ignition components, or a fuel system problem (low fuel pressure, clogged or leaking injectors,etc.). The first task is to extract problem codes...

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