Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Chevrolet Cavalier

Chevrolet Cavalier Thermostat Replacement costs $121 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$93 to $218
Labor: $70 -$176
Parts: $23 -$42
Average Dealer price
$139 to 288
Average Shop price
$112 to 235
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1989 Chevrolet CavalierV6-2.8LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$98.22Shop/Dealer Price$119.80 - $151.86
1996 Chevrolet CavalierL4-2.2LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$100.25Shop/Dealer Price$122.40 - $156.03
2004 Chevrolet CavalierL4-2.2LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$198.13Shop/Dealer Price$241.16 - $298.25
1998 Chevrolet CavalierL4-2.4LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$156.25Shop/Dealer Price$190.03 - $232.38
2000 Chevrolet CavalierL4-2.2LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$107.82Shop/Dealer Price$131.51 - $166.61
1989 Chevrolet CavalierL4-2.0LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$97.19Shop/Dealer Price$118.50 - $149.78
2000 Chevrolet CavalierL4-2.4LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$156.96Shop/Dealer Price$190.99 - $233.93
1992 Chevrolet CavalierV6-3.1LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$97.70Shop/Dealer Price$119.21 - $150.93
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Parts required for a Chevrolet Cavalier Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat Gasket
$2 to $5
$6 to $24

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Thanks again for a flawless repair without the hassle of waiting at the maintenance shop. Justin arrived with motivation and enthusiasm. He discussed that he would drain the engine coolant to replace the thermostat. He instantaneously started working on the vehicle and completed the work on schedule. Justin cordially performed final inspection to ensure engine light was off. He provided receipt via email. The media was very informative in that it had a voice notes explaining reasons for visit, problems found, and service provided. Justin is a pro who goes above and beyond.
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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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