Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback Thermostat Replacement costs $114 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$112 to $125
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $42 -$45
Average Dealer price
$178 to 184
Average Shop price
$136 to 140
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2006 Subaru OutbackH4-2.5L TurboService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$118.98Shop/Dealer Price$145.75 - $193.37
2005 Subaru OutbackH6-3.0LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$114.99Shop/Dealer Price$140.82 - $185.50
2008 Subaru OutbackH4-2.5LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$118.07Shop/Dealer Price$144.64 - $191.60
2007 Subaru OutbackH6-3.0LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$114.99Shop/Dealer Price$140.80 - $185.46
2004 Subaru OutbackH4-2.5LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$118.98Shop/Dealer Price$145.76 - $193.39
2008 Subaru OutbackH6-3.0LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$115.83Shop/Dealer Price$141.81 - $187.07
2012 Subaru OutbackH6-3.6LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$116.05Shop/Dealer Price$142.16 - $187.65
2004 Subaru OutbackH6-3.0LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$114.99Shop/Dealer Price$140.82 - $185.50
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Parts required for a Subaru Outback Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat Gasket
$3 to $6
Thermostat
$12

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Chris
17 years of experience
Chris was excellent. He arrived early, did the job well, and explained a few car questions I had.
2011 SUBARU OUTBACK - OIL CHANGE
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Tien
18 years of experience
Mr. Phan was great. came for an inspection, and let me know what really was wrong with my car. i had been told differing things from different people i know suggesting some of the same problems, but i figured why risk it. figured better to have a professional come out to diagnose the problems. Mr. Phan is just that, a professional. he thoroughly looked over my car according to my reported problems with it. very nice, and knowledgeable guy. in the end the suggestions i had received from friends and the like weren't even close to the problems wrong on my vehicle. Tien saved me a lot of grief and aggravation in my guessing as to what is wrong, and what needs definitely be fixed.
2001 SUBARU OUTBACK - OTHER INSPECTIONS
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Russell
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 - THERMOSTAT REPLACEMENT
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Eugenio
21 years of experience
Eugenio called ahead to let me know he was on his way, and he showed up on time.
2011 SUBARU OUTBACK - OIL CHANGE
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All about 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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