Car Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Saturn LS

Saturn LS Car Thermostat Replacement costs $141 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$141 to $155
Labor: $98 -$112
Parts: $43
Average Dealer price
$216
Average Shop price
$170
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2000 Saturn LSL4-2.2LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.39Shop/Dealer Price$176.31 - $226.35
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Parts required for a Saturn LS Car Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat
$24
Thermostat Gasket
$4

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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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