Thermostat Replacement Estimate for BMW 318i

BMW 318i Thermostat Replacement costs $139 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$117 to $206
Labor: $70 -$120
Parts: $47 -$86
Average Dealer price
$186 to 313
Average Shop price
$142 to 233
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1993 BMW 318iL4-1.8LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$128.66Shop/Dealer Price$168.73 - $231.78
1997 BMW 318iL4-1.9LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$161.77Shop/Dealer Price$210.24 - $298.21
1994 BMW 318iL4-1.8LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$127.57Shop/Dealer Price$167.41 - $229.68
1998 BMW 318iL4-1.9LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$161.77Shop/Dealer Price$210.20 - $298.14
1992 BMW 318iL4-1.8LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$120.42Shop/Dealer Price$158.45 - $215.34
1991 BMW 318iL4-1.8LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$120.42Shop/Dealer Price$158.42 - $215.29
1995 BMW 318iL4-1.8LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$163.93Shop/Dealer Price$217.00 - $289.95
1996 BMW 318iL4-1.9LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$161.77Shop/Dealer Price$210.23 - $298.20
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Parts required for a BMW 318i Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat Gasket
$2 to $7
Thermostat
$33 to $68

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All about 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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