Car Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Kia Spectra

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

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$107 to $127
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $37 -$47
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$166 to 186
Average Shop price
$129 to 142
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2003 Kia SpectraL4-1.8LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$109.51Shop/Dealer Price$133.91 - $174.43
2004 Kia SpectraL4-1.8LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$108.78Shop/Dealer Price$133.06 - $173.09
2009 Kia SpectraL4-2.0LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$114.76Shop/Dealer Price$140.50 - $184.98
2006 Kia SpectraL4-2.0LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$114.76Shop/Dealer Price$140.52 - $185.02
2007 Kia SpectraL4-2.0LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$115.61Shop/Dealer Price$141.54 - $186.64
2002 Kia SpectraL4-1.8LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$109.51Shop/Dealer Price$133.90 - $174.42
2008 Kia SpectraL4-2.0LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$115.82Shop/Dealer Price$141.88 - $187.20
2005 Kia SpectraL4-2.0LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$114.76Shop/Dealer Price$140.54 - $185.05
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Parts required for a Kia Spectra Car Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat
$7 to $13
Thermostat Gasket
$2

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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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