Oxygen Sensor Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Beetle Oxygen Sensor Replacement costs $218 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$151 to $314
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$255 to 560
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$185 to 375
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2003 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeOxygen Sensor - Rear/Lower/Downstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$270.74Shop/Dealer Price$335.45 - $496.89
1998 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeOxygen Sensor - Rear/Lower/Downstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$220.82Shop/Dealer Price$273.12 - $397.17
2005 Volkswagen BeetleL4-1.8L TurboService typeOxygen Sensor - Rear/Lower/Downstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$187.11Shop/Dealer Price$230.94 - $329.68
2000 Volkswagen BeetleL4-1.8L TurboService typeOxygen Sensor - Front/Upper/Upstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$278.88Shop/Dealer Price$345.66 - $513.25
2004 Volkswagen BeetleL4-1.8L TurboService typeOxygen Sensor - Front/Upper/Upstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$231.00Shop/Dealer Price$285.79 - $417.44
2006 Volkswagen BeetleL5-2.5LService typeOxygen Sensor - Front/Upper/Upstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$202.73Shop/Dealer Price$250.42 - $360.85
2012 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0L TurboService typeOxygen Sensor - Front/Upper/Upstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$306.29Shop/Dealer Price$379.97 - $568.14
2006 Volkswagen BeetleL5-2.5LService typeOxygen Sensor - Rear/Lower/Downstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$187.11Shop/Dealer Price$230.98 - $329.75
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Casey was knowledgable about the services performed on my car. He recommended future services and was honest about how urgently I needed to get these taken care of. He took the time to answer my questions and explain why he made the recommendations he did. Most importantly, he wasn't pushy about the recommended services/didn't try to upsell. This was my first time using YourMechanic and I was impressed with how convenient and affordable the service is. Definitely will use them again.
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Jonathan was great. Would highly recommend him to anyone.
2004 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE - I HAVE SOMETHING WRONG WITH THE FUEL LINE. (INSPECTION OF VEHICLE FUEL LINES)
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Anthony
31 years of experience
Did a great job on changing my front O2 sensor after making the appointment late in the day on short notice. We did come across an issue in replacing the sensor as it was seized in its socket. Where most people would call it a day and stop once we reached after hours past 5pm - Anthony took it upon himself to go get other tools better suited for the job. In the end he was able to replace my sensor and get my car up and running quickly there after. I really appreciated his time and work, and his determination to get the job done.
2007 VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT - OXYGEN SENSOR REPLACEMENT (FRONT/UPPER/UPSTREAM)
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All about Oxygen Sensor Replacement

With each new model year, manufacturers are adding more oxygen sensors to better manage engine operation. Some high performance engines have an oxygen sensor for each cylinder as well as one for the rear of each catalytic convertor. The sensors are located either underneath the hood or underneath the car. The oxygen sensors are connected (screwed) to the exhaust pipe, either in front or back of the catalytic converter. The front (upstream) sensors measure the amount of oxygen in the exhaust system. The purpose of the front oxygen sensor(s) is to measure how rich or lean the gases are as the gases exit the combustion chamber. Depending upon whether the exhaust gas is lean (high in oxygen content) or rich (low in oxygen content), the amount of fuel entering the engine is adjusted by the engine management computer to try and maintain an ideal mixture that produces the lowest emissions output from the catalytic convertor. Rear (downstream) sensors are located behind the catalytic converter. The purpose of the rear oxygen sensor(s) is to monitor the oxygen content of the exhaust gases leaving the catalytic convertor. If one or more of the oxygen sensors are faulty, your car may not pass the emissions test. If you drive your car with a faulty oxygen sensor, you may get poor gas mileage and it can damage the catalytic converter.

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