Oxygen Sensor Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat Oxygen Sensor Replacement costs $295 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$158 to $1277
Labor: $70 -$1024
Parts: $88 -$253
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$268 to 1697
Average Shop price
$193 to 1383
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1995 Volkswagen PassatV6-2.8LService typeOxygen Sensor - Front/Upper/Upstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$199.70Shop/Dealer Price$246.64 - $354.81
2005 Volkswagen PassatL4-1.8L TurboService typeOxygen Sensor - Front/Upper/Upstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$259.14Shop/Dealer Price$319.86 - $456.03
2003 Volkswagen PassatW8-4.0LService typeOxygen Sensor - Front/Upper/Upstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1099.49Shop/Dealer Price$1336.52 - $1628.76
1999 Volkswagen PassatV6-2.8LService typeOxygen Sensor - Rear/Lower/Downstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$257.39Shop/Dealer Price$318.81 - $470.28
2013 Volkswagen PassatV6-3.6LService typeOxygen Sensor - Rear/Lower/Downstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$224.35Shop/Dealer Price$277.46 - $404.12
1991 Volkswagen PassatL4-2.0LService typeOxygen Sensor - Rear/Lower/Downstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$260.71Shop/Dealer Price$322.90 - $476.82
2008 Volkswagen PassatL4-2.0L TurboService typeOxygen Sensor - Rear/Lower/Downstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$253.28Shop/Dealer Price$313.71 - $462.13
1992 Volkswagen PassatL4-2.0LService typeOxygen Sensor - Front/Upper/Upstream ReplacementYourMechanic Price$257.18Shop/Dealer Price$318.56 - $469.89
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Patrick
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Patrick did an excellent job, brakes are working like factory new.
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My experience was great. He showed up earlier which was wonderful. He had knowledge of my vw, which was also great.
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Anthony showed up right on time and fixed sensor issue within an hour. Really impressed with his service.
2010 VOLKSWAGEN CC - OXYGEN SENSOR REPLACEMENT (FRONT/UPPER/UPSTREAM, REAR/LOWER/DOWNSTREAM)
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All about Oxygen Sensor Replacement

With each new model year, manufacturers are adding more oxygen sensors to better manage engine operation. Some high performance engines have an oxygen sensor for each cylinder as well as one for the rear of each catalytic convertor. The sensors are located either underneath the hood or underneath the car. The oxygen sensors are connected (screwed) to the exhaust pipe, either in front or back of the catalytic converter. The front (upstream) sensors measure the amount of oxygen in the exhaust system. The purpose of the front oxygen sensor(s) is to measure how rich or lean the gases are as the gases exit the combustion chamber. Depending upon whether the exhaust gas is lean (high in oxygen content) or rich (low in oxygen content), the amount of fuel entering the engine is adjusted by the engine management computer to try and maintain an ideal mixture that produces the lowest emissions output from the catalytic convertor. Rear (downstream) sensors are located behind the catalytic converter. The purpose of the rear oxygen sensor(s) is to monitor the oxygen content of the exhaust gases leaving the catalytic convertor. If one or more of the oxygen sensors are faulty, your car may not pass the emissions test. If you drive your car with a faulty oxygen sensor, you may get poor gas mileage and it can damage the catalytic converter.

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