Car Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Kia Optima

Kia Optima Car Thermostat Replacement costs $132 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$113 to $200
Labor: $70 -$112
Parts: $43 -$88
Average Dealer price
$178 to 307
Average Shop price
$137 to 227
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2011 Kia OptimaL4-2.4L HybridService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$193.29Shop/Dealer Price$237.44 - $324.15
2004 Kia OptimaL4-2.4LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$118.58Shop/Dealer Price$145.32 - $192.70
2012 Kia OptimaL4-2.4L HybridService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$191.53Shop/Dealer Price$235.27 - $320.69
2003 Kia OptimaV6-2.7LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$117.31Shop/Dealer Price$143.70 - $190.11
2007 Kia OptimaV6-2.7LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$146.20Shop/Dealer Price$178.60 - $230.01
2008 Kia OptimaL4-2.4LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$135.45Shop/Dealer Price$166.33 - $226.31
2002 Kia OptimaL4-2.4LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$119.73Shop/Dealer Price$146.77 - $195.02
2011 Kia OptimaL4-2.4LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$143.15Shop/Dealer Price$174.85 - $224.03
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Parts required for a Kia Optima Car Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat
$13 to $59
Thermostat Gasket
$2 to $5

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All about Car 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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