Car Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Jetta City

Volkswagen Jetta City Car Thermostat Replacement costs $243 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$195 to $297
Labor: $154 -$256
Parts: $41
Average Dealer price
$286 to 380
Average Shop price
$234 to 318
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2008 Volkswagen Jetta CityL4-2.0LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$268.13Shop/Dealer Price$325.62 - $393.56
2009 Volkswagen Jetta CityL4-2.0LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$197.31Shop/Dealer Price$240.23 - $296.79
2007 Volkswagen Jetta CityL4-2.0LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$267.31Shop/Dealer Price$324.68 - $392.07
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Jetta City Car Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat
$25
Thermostat Gasket
$3

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Robert did a good job on the car, what I like the most is the after service. He called to check on how the car is going and if I need anything. After 1k miles a minor accident happened on coolant leakage. I called him and in 20 minutes he appeared, although it was a weekend, and inspected the car, identified the problem and fixed in in 15 minutes and I was back on the road in less than 1 hour free of charge. I am really impressed with how he backs up his work. I will definitely keep using Robert's services for my car in the future.
2001 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT - CAR THERMOSTAT REPLACEMENT
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Good guy, honest and efficient. Got it done quickly and right. Will call again for Alex
2008 VOLKSWAGEN EOS - OIL CHANGE
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Jerel
6 years of experience
Arrived early, very pleasant and performed all work in fabulous fashion!
2006 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA - OIL CHANGE
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Martin
37 years of experience
I love the fact that you can use your own parts.
2000 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA - BALL JOINT FRONT REPLACEMENT (LOWER LEFT, LOWER RIGHT)
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All about Car 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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