Car Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Mazda Protege

Mazda Protege Car Thermostat Replacement costs $110 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$107 to $120
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $37 -$40
Average Dealer price
$166 to 173
Average Shop price
$129 to 134
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1998 Mazda ProtegeL4-1.5LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$113.40Shop/Dealer Price$138.77 - $182.21
1999 Mazda ProtegeL4-1.6LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$112.60Shop/Dealer Price$137.84 - $180.73
2000 Mazda ProtegeL4-1.8LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$112.60Shop/Dealer Price$137.79 - $180.65
1993 Mazda ProtegeL4-1.8LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$112.60Shop/Dealer Price$137.81 - $180.69
2003 Mazda ProtegeL4-2.0LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$113.40Shop/Dealer Price$138.78 - $182.23
2001 Mazda ProtegeL4-1.6LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$109.51Shop/Dealer Price$133.90 - $174.42
1996 Mazda ProtegeL4-1.8LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$113.60Shop/Dealer Price$139.11 - $182.77
1990 Mazda ProtegeL4-1.8LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$112.60Shop/Dealer Price$137.83 - $180.72
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Parts required for a Mazda Protege Car Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat
$7 to $11
Thermostat Gasket
$2

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Chris came on time, was very professional, and polite the entire time start to finish. he asked information, got to work, double checked everything. worked hard and diligently. showed me what was wrong and was very helpful from beginning to end. and even gave a discount for things I thought it needed but did not. If you want your automobile fixed right and professionally then you should ask for Chris. five stars !
1998 MAZDA PROTEGE - AXLE / CV SHAFT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE FRONT, PASSENGER SIDE FRONT)
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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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