Car Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Saturn LW2

Saturn LW2 Car Thermostat Replacement costs $308 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$307 to $345
Labor: $266 -$304
Parts: $41
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$435
Average Shop price
$368
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2000 Saturn LW2V6-3.0LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$310.06Shop/Dealer Price$376.25 - $450.68
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Parts required for a Saturn LW2 Car Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat
$24
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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