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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 Brake Caliper - Passenger Side Rear Replacement for 1982 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Turbo Estimate $259 Savings 35.86% Dealer Estimate $404 Location Flower Mound, TX
Service type Ball Joint Front - Upper Left Replacement for 1982 Volvo 242 L4-2.3L Estimate $155 Savings 38.71% Dealer Estimate $253 Location Flower Mound, TX
Service type Power Steering Pressure Hose Replacement for 1979 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $319 Savings 45.08% Dealer Estimate $581 Location Flower Mound, TX
Service type Door Lock Actuator - Passenger Side Front Replacement for 1984 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Turbo Estimate $388 Savings 42.37% Dealer Estimate $674 Location Flower Mound, TX
Service type Exterior Door Handle - Driver Side Front Replacement for 1983 Volvo 242 L4-2.3L Estimate $152 Savings 38.50% Dealer Estimate $248 Location Flower Mound, TX
Service type Brake Pads - Rear Replacement for 1976 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $134 Savings 32.81% Dealer Estimate $199 Location Flower Mound, TX
Service type Alternator Repair for 1983 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Turbo Estimate $215 Savings 38.61% Dealer Estimate $351 Location Flower Mound, TX
Service type Brake System Flush for 1982 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $108 Savings 32.19% Dealer Estimate $160 Location Flower Mound, TX

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Answers to common Volvo 242 questions

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...
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...

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