Car Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Saturn LS2

Saturn LS2 Car Thermostat Replacement costs $307 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$306 to $344
Labor: $266 -$304
Parts: $40
Average Dealer price
$434
Average Shop price
$367
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2000 Saturn LS2V6-3.0LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$309.16Shop/Dealer Price$375.13 - $448.89
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Parts required for a Saturn LS2 Car Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat
$23
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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