Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Beetle Thermostat Replacement costs $193 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$114 to $482
Labor: $77 -$336
Parts: $37 -$146
Average Dealer price
$177 to 683
Average Shop price
$138 to 533
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2002 Volkswagen BeetleL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$122.05Shop/Dealer Price$149.28 - $195.04
2004 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$137.43Shop/Dealer Price$167.71 - $212.60
1999 Volkswagen BeetleL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$121.21Shop/Dealer Price$148.26 - $193.42
1998 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$139.85Shop/Dealer Price$170.70 - $217.38
2009 Volkswagen BeetleL5-2.5LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$451.83Shop/Dealer Price$552.31 - $716.46
1999 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$138.17Shop/Dealer Price$168.53 - $213.90
2010 Volkswagen BeetleL5-2.5LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$452.56Shop/Dealer Price$553.54 - $718.47
2001 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$137.43Shop/Dealer Price$167.70 - $212.59
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Beetle Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat Gasket
$1 to $4
Thermostat
$24 to $50

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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.
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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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