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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 Savings Dealer Estimate Location
Service type Spark Plug Replacement for 1975 Volvo 242 L4-2.0L Estimate $109 Savings 34.74% Dealer Estimate $168 Location Denver, CO
Service type Oil Pan Replacement for 1981 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Turbo Estimate $860 Savings 45.00% Dealer Estimate $1565 Location Denver, CO
Service type Window Motor / Regulator Assembly - Passenger Side Rear Replacement for 1982 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Turbo Estimate $771 Savings 48.28% Dealer Estimate $1491 Location Denver, CO
Service type Car Battery Replacement for 1983 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Turbo Estimate $284 Savings 45.04% Dealer Estimate $517 Location Denver, CO
Service type Headlight Bulb - Passenger Side Low Beam Replacement for 1984 Volvo 242 L4-2.3L Estimate $92 Savings 30.67% Dealer Estimate $132 Location Denver, CO
Service type Brake Caliper - Passenger Side Front Replacement for 1978 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $243 Savings 38.30% Dealer Estimate $394 Location Denver, CO
Service type Brake System Flush for 1984 Volvo 242 L4-2.3L Estimate $102 Savings 33.31% Dealer Estimate $153 Location Denver, CO
Service type Cabin Air Filter Replacement for 1983 Volvo 242 L4-2.3L Estimate $116 Savings 35.92% Dealer Estimate $182 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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