Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Saturn LS1

Saturn LS1 Thermostat Replacement costs $140 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$140 to $154
Labor: $98 -$112
Parts: $42
Average Dealer price
$214
Average Shop price
$169
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2000 Saturn LS1L4-2.2LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$142.96Shop/Dealer Price$174.53 - $223.49
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Parts required for a Saturn LS1 Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat
$24
Thermostat Gasket
$3

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Chris
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Great guy and mechanic. He knows his stuff and was helpful and accessible even after the job was done to ensure the quality of his work. My only minor complaint was that he smelled like smoke.
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Rocco
17 years of experience
He was very forthright and knowledgable about my issue. He was awesome.
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Alfredo
16 years of experience
Didn't expect any less! He showed up right on time and did his job and now I feel so much more safe driving to work an hour and half every day and then another hour and half home. Thank you so much!
2004 SATURN ION - ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT
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Gonzalo
26 years of experience
Very friendly and professional. He showed up on time and explained what was wrong. My car was fixed within half an hour
2009 SATURN VUE - THERMOSTAT REPLACEMENT
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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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