Car Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta Car Thermostat Replacement costs $174 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$97 to $406
Labor: $70 -$240
Parts: $27 -$166
Average Dealer price
$147 to 612
Average Shop price
$117 to 458
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1997 Volkswagen JettaL4-2.0LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$127.95Shop/Dealer Price$156.37 - $202.40
1987 Volkswagen JettaL4-1.8LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$105.62Shop/Dealer Price$128.82 - $162.31
1992 Volkswagen JettaL4-1.6L DieselService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$106.25Shop/Dealer Price$129.56 - $163.50
2013 Volkswagen JettaL4-2.0L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$167.08Shop/Dealer Price$204.74 - $271.85
1999 Volkswagen JettaL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$171.38Shop/Dealer Price$208.88 - $262.53
1992 Volkswagen JettaL4-2.0LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$106.15Shop/Dealer Price$129.41 - $163.25
1984 Volkswagen JettaL4-1.7LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$120.94Shop/Dealer Price$147.41 - $184.11
1994 Volkswagen JettaL4-2.0LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$113.14Shop/Dealer Price$138.51 - $181.81
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Jetta Car Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat
$12 to $48
Thermostat Gasket
$2 to $6

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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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