Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Kia Rio

Kia Rio Thermostat Replacement costs $112 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$107 to $143
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $37 -$63
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$166 to 219
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$129 to 162
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2005 Kia RioL4-1.6LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$109.51Shop/Dealer Price$133.91 - $174.43
2012 Kia RioL4-1.6LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$136.79Shop/Dealer Price$168.08 - $229.11
2006 Kia RioL4-1.6LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$115.15Shop/Dealer Price$140.98 - $185.74
2003 Kia RioL4-1.6LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$108.78Shop/Dealer Price$133.04 - $173.05
2001 Kia RioL4-1.5LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$109.51Shop/Dealer Price$133.92 - $174.45
2007 Kia RioL4-1.6LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$116.00Shop/Dealer Price$142.01 - $187.39
2010 Kia RioL4-1.6LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$116.21Shop/Dealer Price$142.37 - $187.98
2009 Kia RioL4-1.6LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$115.15Shop/Dealer Price$141.02 - $185.82
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Parts required for a Kia Rio Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat Gasket
$2 to $6
Thermostat
$7 to $30

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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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