Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Chevrolet Citation II

Chevrolet Citation II Thermostat Replacement costs $96 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$95 to $106
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $25 -$26
Average Dealer price
$143 to 145
Average Shop price
$114 to 116
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1985 Chevrolet Citation IIV6-2.8LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$96.93Shop/Dealer Price$118.18 - $149.27
1985 Chevrolet Citation IIL4-2.5LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$97.70Shop/Dealer Price$119.22 - $150.94
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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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