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
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2009 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$113.01Shop/Dealer Price$138.29 - $181.44
2007 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$112.22Shop/Dealer Price$137.36 - $179.96
2004 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$112.22Shop/Dealer Price$137.32 - $179.89
2006 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$112.22Shop/Dealer Price$137.34 - $179.92
2006 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$113.01Shop/Dealer Price$138.30 - $181.46
2003 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$113.01Shop/Dealer Price$138.28 - $181.43
2012 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$113.21Shop/Dealer Price$138.62 - $181.99
2009 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$112.22Shop/Dealer Price$137.36 - $179.96
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Parts required for a Subaru Forester Car Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat
$10 to $28
Thermostat Gasket
$3

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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!
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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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