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
Average Dealer price
$173 to 274
Average Shop price
$133 to 214
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2007 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$113.02Shop/Dealer Price$138.30 - $181.46
2010 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$112.23Shop/Dealer Price$137.37 - $179.99
2006 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$112.23Shop/Dealer Price$137.33 - $179.91
2011 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$180.33Shop/Dealer Price$220.42 - $284.98
2000 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$113.02Shop/Dealer Price$138.31 - $181.48
2002 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$113.02Shop/Dealer Price$138.29 - $181.45
1998 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$113.22Shop/Dealer Price$138.63 - $182.01
2008 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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Joshua was able to come earlier than we had booked. He was very professional and polite. After he backed my car out of the garage, he went right to work. I checked on him once and I was very impressed how neatly he had his tools set up. Not only did he replace my front brakes, but he gave the car a test drive, checked all the fluids and put air in my tires. He told me loves what he does. He showed me pictures of the work he had done. He took photos with his iphone as he did the work so I could see what he had done. That was a first!!!
2006 SUBARU FORESTER - BRAKE ROTOR/DISC REPLACEMENT (FRONT)
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31 years of experience
Great mechanic, A real professional. Would highly recommend
2005 SUBARU FORESTER - CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS ON INSPECTION
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19 years of experience
Not only did he show up on time, but finished the repairs faster than normal and fixed a couple extra things on top of it (flat tire, missing oil cap), and also diagnosed my vehicle to give me a rundown of what repairs and maintenance should be done next. Above and beyond!
1996 SUBARU LEGACY - CAR THERMOSTAT REPLACEMENT
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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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