Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Beetle Thermostat Replacement costs $196 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$116 to $502
Labor: $77 -$336
Parts: $39 -$166
Average Dealer price
$181 to 723
Average Shop price
$141 to 558
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1999 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$140.69Shop/Dealer Price$171.69 - $218.95
2000 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$139.90Shop/Dealer Price$170.80 - $217.54
2004 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$139.90Shop/Dealer Price$170.74 - $217.43
1998 Volkswagen BeetleL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$121.53Shop/Dealer Price$148.68 - $194.10
2010 Volkswagen BeetleL5-2.5LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$473.74Shop/Dealer Price$579.70 - $760.28
2002 Volkswagen BeetleL4-1.8L TurboService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$210.43Shop/Dealer Price$255.87 - $313.82
2005 Volkswagen BeetleL4-1.8L TurboService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$210.63Shop/Dealer Price$256.34 - $314.60
2000 Volkswagen BeetleL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$121.53Shop/Dealer Price$148.71 - $194.14
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Beetle Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat Gasket
$2 to $6
Thermostat
$25 to $48

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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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