Radiator Replacement Estimate for Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester Radiator Replacement costs $312 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$250 to $409
Labor: $70 -$152
Parts: $180 -$257
Average Dealer price
$454 to 690
Average Shop price
$309 to 479
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1998 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$279.12Shop/Dealer Price$345.92 - $513.65
2006 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$328.39Shop/Dealer Price$407.57 - $612.30
2002 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$342.48Shop/Dealer Price$425.14 - $640.40
2009 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$324.48Shop/Dealer Price$400.02 - $564.39
2011 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$380.47Shop/Dealer Price$469.95 - $676.26
2010 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$372.69Shop/Dealer Price$460.19 - $660.64
2009 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$373.80Shop/Dealer Price$461.75 - $663.16
2003 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeRadiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$291.02Shop/Dealer Price$360.86 - $537.56
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Parts required for a Subaru Forester Radiator Replacement

$143 to $219
Radiator Cap
$10 to $18

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All about Radiator Replacement

The radiator performs a critical function; it keeps the engine from overheating. While running, the engine produces heat. Coolant flowing through the system absorbs and removes extra heat from the engine. The coolant then passes through the radiator where it cools off and is later circulated back to the engine to absorb heat again. A radiator has two tanks that are connected to each other through aluminum or brass tubes. When the coolant passes through these tubes, the radiator cooling fan blows air across the radiator to lower the temperature of the coolant. The tank is usually made of plastic, and it is common for it to crack and start leaking coolant. If the tank or the tubes crack, coolant will leak , the vehicle will overheat and could cause severe engine damage. Radiators also tend to clog over time. When this occurs, not enough coolant flows through the radiator leading to heat build-up, causing the engine to overheat.

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