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
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $81 -$234
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$255 to 560
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$185 to 375
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2000 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeOxygen Sensor - Front/Upper/Upstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$172.15Shop/Dealer Price$212.21 - $299.72
2010 Volkswagen BeetleL5-2.5LService typeOxygen Sensor - Front/Upper/Upstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$200.27Shop/Dealer Price$247.43 - $356.07
2002 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeOxygen Sensor - Front/Upper/Upstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$231.14Shop/Dealer Price$285.97 - $417.74
2012 Volkswagen BeetleL5-2.5LService typeOxygen Sensor - Rear/Lower/Downstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$190.68Shop/Dealer Price$235.41 - $336.84
2000 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeOxygen Sensor - Rear/Lower/Downstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$270.74Shop/Dealer Price$335.46 - $496.91
2004 Volkswagen BeetleL4-1.8L TurboService typeOxygen Sensor - Front/Upper/Upstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$231.00Shop/Dealer Price$285.77 - $417.41
2002 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeOxygen Sensor - Rear/Lower/Downstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$271.67Shop/Dealer Price$336.69 - $498.90
2001 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeOxygen Sensor - Front/Upper/Upstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$170.26Shop/Dealer Price$209.92 - $296.05
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Tien
18 years of experience
Tien was very professional and down to earth. Unfortunately the autoparts shop didn't have the parts for my car otherwise he successfully diagnosed the issue and would have been able to fix it. Definitely going to use yourmechanic again in the future!
2001 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE - CAR IS NOT STARTING INSPECTION
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Casey
19 years of experience
He was pretty scatterbrained and didn't really test anything more fully than I already had. Also he decided it was appropriate to insult my car based on it being "girly," and continued along that line after I made it clear that I *like* girly.
2009 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE - CAR IS NOT STARTING INSPECTION
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Anthony
31 years of experience
Anthony showed up right on time and fixed sensor issue within an hour. Really impressed with his service.
2010 VOLKSWAGEN CC - OXYGEN SENSOR REPLACEMENT (FRONT/UPPER/UPSTREAM, REAR/LOWER/DOWNSTREAM)
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Steven
16 years of experience
Steven did an excellent job Highly recommend him and will definitely use him again
2003 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE - OIL PAN REPLACEMENT
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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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