Car Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Audi RS6

Audi RS6 Car Thermostat Replacement costs $246 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$245 to $272
Labor: $189 -$216
Parts: $56
Average Dealer price
$363
Average Shop price
$295
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2004 Audi RS6V8-4.2L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$249.35Shop/Dealer Price$362.45 - $481.22
2003 Audi RS6V8-4.2L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$248.24Shop/Dealer Price$361.52 - $479.80
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Parts required for a Audi RS6 Car Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat
$40
Thermostat Gasket
$4

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Dave
18 years of experience
Dave showed up at the exact time and finished the complicated job in 2.5 hours. The coolant had to be emptied in order to fix the issue. He topped it up and warned me that it might need a little bit more water after driving a few miles. The coolant warning did come up and I topped it up and no more issues since then. The buggy temperature level / thermostat/check engine is no longer a problem and I should be able to pass smog now.
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Jerel was great. Difficult problem that he figured out. Dealer wanted 750 that would not have fixed the problem.
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All about Car Thermostat Replacement

A thermostat is part of the cooling system that regulates the temperature of the coolant in the engine. The thermostat is a metal valve that has a temperature sensor built in. It can either be open or closed. When the thermostat is closed, it keeps the coolant in the engine. When the engine gets to a predetermined temperature, the thermostat opens allowing coolant to circulate. The circulation of coolant prevents the engine from overheating. If the thermostat fails to open, the car will overheat. If the thermostat fails to close, the engine may never reach the optimal temperature (~220F). The thermostat opens and closes many times when the car engine is running. It is the most common component in the cooling system to fail, causing the car to overheat.

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