Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Buick Rainier

Buick Rainier Thermostat Replacement costs $142 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$132 to $167
Labor: $98 -$112
Parts: $34 -$55
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$199 to 239
Average Shop price
$159 to 185
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2006 Buick RainierL6-4.2LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$150.48Shop/Dealer Price$183.93 - $238.54
2006 Buick RainierV8-5.3LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$134.23Shop/Dealer Price$163.72 - $206.21
2005 Buick RainierL6-4.2LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$149.51Shop/Dealer Price$182.75 - $236.66
2007 Buick RainierL6-4.2LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$149.51Shop/Dealer Price$182.78 - $236.71
2005 Buick RainierV8-5.3LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$134.92Shop/Dealer Price$164.49 - $207.43
2007 Buick RainierV8-5.3LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$156.97Shop/Dealer Price$192.03 - $251.50
2004 Buick RainierL6-4.2LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$150.73Shop/Dealer Price$184.36 - $239.24
2004 Buick RainierV8-5.3LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$134.23Shop/Dealer Price$163.71 - $206.20
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Parts required for a Buick Rainier Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat Gasket
$2 to $4
Thermostat
$16 to $36

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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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