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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.

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Service type Wheel Bearings - Driver Side Front Replacement for 1983 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Turbo Estimate $97 Dealer Estimate $137 Savings 29.02% Location Denver, CO
Service type Oxygen Sensor - Rear/Lower/Downstream Replacement for 1984 Volvo 242 L4-2.3L Estimate $137 Dealer Estimate $206 Savings 33.21% Location Denver, CO
Service type Brake Pads - Front Replacement for 1980 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $128 Dealer Estimate $187 Savings 31.49% Location Denver, CO
Service type Oxygen Sensor - Rear/Lower/Downstream Replacement for 1983 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Turbo Estimate $149 Dealer Estimate $240 Savings 37.99% Location Denver, CO
Service type Wheel Bearings - Passenger Side Rear Replacement for 1982 Volvo 242 L4-2.3L Estimate $321 Dealer Estimate $423 Savings 24.12% Location Denver, CO
Service type Differential/Gear Oil Replacement for 1982 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $97 Dealer Estimate $136 Savings 28.86% Location Denver, CO
Service type Oil Pan Gasket Replacement for 1982 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Turbo Estimate $311 Dealer Estimate $446 Savings 30.26% Location Denver, CO
Service type Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) Replacement for 1983 Volvo 242 L4-2.1L Estimate $129 Dealer Estimate $200 Savings 35.63% Location Denver, CO

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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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