Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta Thermostat Replacement costs $169 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$96 to $386
Labor: $70 -$240
Parts: $26 -$146
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$146 to 571
Average Shop price
$116 to 433
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1994 Volkswagen JettaL4-2.0LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$115.05Shop/Dealer Price$140.83 - $185.50
2006 Volkswagen JettaL5-2.5LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$202.94Shop/Dealer Price$247.28 - $308.05
1995 Volkswagen JettaV6-2.8LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$173.19Shop/Dealer Price$211.17 - $266.20
2002 Volkswagen JettaL4-1.8L TurboService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$250.45Shop/Dealer Price$304.25 - $367.36
1990 Volkswagen JettaL4-2.0LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$105.52Shop/Dealer Price$128.63 - $162.01
1994 Volkswagen JettaV6-2.8LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$118.08Shop/Dealer Price$144.62 - $191.57
2006 Volkswagen JettaL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$185.25Shop/Dealer Price$225.78 - $281.63
1990 Volkswagen JettaL4-1.6L DieselService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$105.63Shop/Dealer Price$128.83 - $162.33
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Jetta Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat Gasket
$1 to $4
$12 to $50

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Allen was excellent - he showed up a few minutes early and was able to diagnose the issue within minutes.
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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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