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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 Front Crankshaft Seal Replacement for 1979 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $675 Savings 39.57% Dealer Estimate $1117 Location Homestead, FL
Service type Ball Joint Front - Upper Right Replacement for 1981 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $194 Savings 34.23% Dealer Estimate $295 Location Phoenix, AZ
Service type Car Thermostat Replacement for 1981 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Turbo Estimate $195 Savings 31.89% Dealer Estimate $287 Location Rockaway Park, NY
Service type Brake Pads - Rear Replacement for 1976 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $180 Savings 28.72% Dealer Estimate $253 Location Monterey Park, CA
Service type Strut Assembly - Rear Replacement for 1981 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Turbo Estimate $984 Savings 47.42% Dealer Estimate $1871 Location Las Vegas, NV
Service type Brake Pads - Rear Replacement for 1978 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $186 Savings 27.60% Dealer Estimate $257 Location Stone Park, IL
Service type Wheel Bearings - Driver Side Front Replacement for 1984 Volvo 242 L4-2.3L Estimate $129 Savings 23.77% Dealer Estimate $169 Location Plymouth, MI
Service type Windshield Wiper Motor - Rear Replacement for 1976 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $343 Savings 41.09% Dealer Estimate $582 Location Perth Amboy, NJ

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1983 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L

Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
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Services included:
  • Fuel Filter Replacement
  • Spark Plugs Replacement
  • Brake System Flush
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Cooling System Flush
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Drive Belts
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Fuel Filter Replacement
  • Spark Plugs Replacement
  • Brake System Flush
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Cooling System Flush
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Drive Belts
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Fuel Filter Replacement
  • Spark Plugs Replacement
  • Brake System Flush
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Cooling System Flush
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Drive Belts
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Exhaust System
  • Check Drive Belts
  • Check Cooling System
  • Check Power Steering System
  • Check Throttle Cable
  • Check Timing Belt
  • Check Vacuum Hoses
  • Check Fuel System
  • Differential / Gear Oil - Front Replacement
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Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Fuel Filter Replacement
  • Spark Plugs Replacement
  • Brake System Flush
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Cooling System Flush
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Drive Belts
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
  • Check Brake, Steering and Suspension System
  • Check All Fluids
  • Check Differential Assembly
  • Check Power Steering System
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
Services included:
  • Change Oil and Filter
Book this service
For more details, check out the Volvo 242 scheduled maintenance page.
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Answers to common Volvo 242 questions

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...
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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