Car Radiator Replacement Estimate for Kia Optima

Kia Optima Car Radiator Replacement costs $316 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$276 to $409
Labor: $70 -$128
Parts: $206 -$281
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$505 to 712
Average Shop price
$341 to 485
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2003 Kia OptimaL4-2.4LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$297.60Shop/Dealer Price$369.03 - $550.62
2012 Kia OptimaL4-2.0L TurboService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$327.76Shop/Dealer Price$406.21 - $602.17
2004 Kia OptimaL4-2.4LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$293.39Shop/Dealer Price$363.79 - $542.24
2009 Kia OptimaV6-2.7LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$309.30Shop/Dealer Price$382.81 - $560.74
2005 Kia OptimaL4-2.4LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$339.60Shop/Dealer Price$419.76 - $607.90
2009 Kia OptimaL4-2.4LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$382.95Shop/Dealer Price$475.11 - $712.38
2001 Kia OptimaV6-2.5LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$305.66Shop/Dealer Price$378.89 - $562.43
2003 Kia OptimaV6-2.7LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$300.39Shop/Dealer Price$372.29 - $551.86
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Parts required for a Kia Optima Car Radiator Replacement

$168 to $244
Radiator Cap
$11

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2010 KIA OPTIMA - OIL CHANGE
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Allen
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Very friendly and went above and beyond to get the job done!
2001 KIA OPTIMA - CAR AC COMPRESSOR REPLACEMENT
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Rusty
18 years of experience
It was a bit hassled with the reps at the center but Rusty took charge it seemed and got the job done for me. Was very polite and kind. And quick.
2008 KIA OPTIMA - THROTTLE BODY REPLACEMENT
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36 years of experience
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2003 KIA OPTIMA - VALVE COVER GASKET REPLACEMENT
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All about Car Radiator Replacement

The radiator performs a critical function; it keeps the engine from overheating. While running, the engine produces heat. Coolant flowing through the system absorbs and removes extra heat from the engine. The coolant then passes through the radiator where it cools off and is later circulated back to the engine to absorb heat again. A radiator has two tanks that are connected to each other through aluminum or brass tubes. When the coolant passes through these tubes, the radiator cooling fan blows air across the radiator to lower the temperature of the coolant. The tank is usually made of plastic, and it is common for it to crack and start leaking coolant. If the tank or the tubes crack, coolant will leak , the vehicle will overheat and could cause severe engine damage. Radiators also tend to clog over time. When this occurs, not enough coolant flows through the radiator leading to heat build-up, causing the engine to overheat.

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