Radiator Replacement Estimate for Kia Spectra

Kia Spectra Radiator Replacement costs $285 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$269 to $326
Labor: $70 -$96
Parts: $199 -$230
Average Dealer price
$490 to 571
Average Shop price
$332 to 387
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2007 Kia SpectraL4-2.0LService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$318.36Shop/Dealer Price$394.97 - $592.13
2003 Kia SpectraL4-1.8LService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$281.93Shop/Dealer Price$349.51 - $519.40
2004 Kia SpectraL4-1.8LService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$281.93Shop/Dealer Price$349.46 - $519.32
2009 Kia SpectraL4-2.0LService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$313.76Shop/Dealer Price$389.27 - $583.02
2001 Kia SpectraL4-1.8LService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$284.63Shop/Dealer Price$352.82 - $524.69
2002 Kia SpectraL4-1.8LService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$284.63Shop/Dealer Price$352.81 - $524.67
2005 Kia SpectraL4-2.0LService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$319.51Shop/Dealer Price$396.49 - $594.58
2000 Kia SpectraL4-1.8LService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$280.66Shop/Dealer Price$347.91 - $516.85
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Parts required for a Kia Spectra Radiator Replacement

$162 to $192
Radiator Cap
$10 to $11

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2008 KIA SPECTRA - BRAKES, STEERING AND SUSPENSION INSPECTION
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Very professional and explained all of the issues my car was having in a way someone with no mechanical background could understand.
2006 KIA SPECTRA - CAR IS OVERHEATING INSPECTION
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Jonathan
17 years of experience
Jonathan was superb in communicating with me about time of arrival and the job itself. I couldn't be more pleased with Jonathan's work.
2005 KIA SPECTRA - WHEEL HUB ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (PASSENGER SIDE REAR)
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Richard
11 years of experience
Richard did an excellent job on replacing my motor mounts. My neighbors were so impressed they starting coming over and asking for the phone number. Richard was honest about all aspects of what he was doing, showed me the parts he took out and showed me the defects. I felt super confident he wasn't trying to rook me! MyMechanic is what the future of auto repair needs to be! THANK YOU RICHARD, YOU ROCK!! See you soon!
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All about 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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