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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 Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement for 1977 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $75 Dealer Estimate $106 Savings 28.89% Location Denver, CO
Service type Valve Cover Gasket Replacement for 1982 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Turbo Estimate $94 Dealer Estimate $144 Savings 34.42% Location Denver, CO
Service type Engine Mount - Rear Replacement for 1981 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $85 Dealer Estimate $126 Savings 32.20% Location Denver, CO
Service type Brake Rotor/Disc - Front Replacement for 1982 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Turbo Estimate $157 Dealer Estimate $265 Savings 40.69% Location Denver, CO
Service type Brake Rotor/Disc - Rear Replacement for 1976 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $208 Dealer Estimate $354 Savings 41.12% Location Denver, CO
Service type Power Steering Pump Replacement for 1981 Volvo 242 L4-2.3L Estimate $348 Dealer Estimate $634 Savings 45.04% Location Denver, CO
Service type Car Radiator Replacement for 1984 Volvo 242 L4-2.3L Estimate $310 Dealer Estimate $572 Savings 45.68% Location Denver, CO
Service type Water Pump Replacement for 1981 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $203 Dealer Estimate $326 Savings 37.63% Location Denver, CO

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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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