Car Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester Car Thermostat Replacement costs $116 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$110 to $194
Labor: $70 -$136
Parts: $40 -$58
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$173 to 274
Average Shop price
$133 to 214
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2008 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$113.02Shop/Dealer Price$138.30 - $181.46
2007 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$112.23Shop/Dealer Price$137.37 - $179.99
2012 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$112.23Shop/Dealer Price$137.33 - $179.91
2011 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$112.23Shop/Dealer Price$137.35 - $179.94
1999 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$113.02Shop/Dealer Price$138.31 - $181.48
2007 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$113.02Shop/Dealer Price$138.29 - $181.45
2011 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$181.77Shop/Dealer Price$222.29 - $288.00
2006 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$112.23Shop/Dealer Price$137.37 - $179.98
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Parts required for a Subaru Forester Car Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat
$10 to $28
Thermostat Gasket
$3

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Casey was awesome. He arrive a little late, but considering the horrible traffic, totally understandable for a 7PM appointment. Explained the situation and get the work done quickly. Did courtesy inspection and suggested me to change the front pads as well since they start having speaking noise. Will schedule him for the front pad replacement sometime next week, if he is available :p
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Couldn't be happier with Kenneth. He contacted me early to see about bumping up my appointment and worked around my schedule to look over my recent used car purchase. He quickly diagnosed the issue triggering the check engine light, explained what should be done, and even talked me through how to replace the necessary parts just in case i wanted to do it myself. Awesome.
2011 SUBARU FORESTER - 75 POINT SAFETY INSPECTION
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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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