Thermostat Replacement Estimate for BMW 550i GT xDrive

BMW 550i GT xDrive Thermostat Replacement costs $321 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$320 to $355
Labor: $245 -$280
Parts: $75
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2012 BMW 550i GT xDriveV8-4.4L TurboService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$325.74Shop/Dealer Price$434.86 - $562.12
2011 BMW 550i GT xDriveV8-4.4L TurboService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$324.25Shop/Dealer Price$433.41 - $559.87
2013 BMW 550i GT xDriveV8-4.4L TurboService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$324.25Shop/Dealer Price$433.14 - $559.39
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Parts required for a BMW 550i GT xDrive Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat Gasket
$4
Thermostat
$59

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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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