Car Radiator Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat Car Radiator Replacement costs $469 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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YourMechanic Price
$235 to $824
Labor: $105 -$376
Parts: $130 -$448
Average Dealer price
$399 to 1333
Average Shop price
$287 to 951
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2012 Volkswagen PassatL5-2.5LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$598.76Shop/Dealer Price$734.45 - $987.95
2013 Volkswagen PassatL4-2.0L Turbo DieselService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$602.97Shop/Dealer Price$740.03 - $996.94
2004 Volkswagen PassatW8-4.0LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$733.98Shop/Dealer Price$906.54 - $1303.13
2005 Volkswagen PassatV6-2.8LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$448.65Shop/Dealer Price$549.96 - $732.61
1999 Volkswagen PassatV6-2.8LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$452.23Shop/Dealer Price$554.30 - $739.55
2007 Volkswagen PassatV6-3.6LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$393.45Shop/Dealer Price$485.25 - $688.79
2003 Volkswagen PassatV6-2.8LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$453.12Shop/Dealer Price$555.70 - $741.82
2012 Volkswagen PassatV6-3.6LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$596.43Shop/Dealer Price$731.83 - $983.82
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Passat Car Radiator Replacement

$111 to $425
Radiator Cap
$7 to $12

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Tien
18 years of experience
Friendly, courteous and most importantly knows European cars!
2001 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT - VALVE COVER GASKET REPLACEMENT
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Robert
26 years of experience
Punctual, fast, professional and honest. He fixed the leak in the back of my motor and detect fine cracks in he exhaust that he fixed at no charge. In general I am very satisfied with Robert and I would recommend him with confidence to my colleagues and friends.
2001 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT - VALVE COVER GASKET REPLACEMENT
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Richard
6 years of experience
This was my first experience with a mobile mechanic, therefore I was reluctant in setting up an appointment. Richard was professional and knowledgeable. He was timely, and communicated throughout the inspection. I would highly recommend his services.
2000 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT - CHECK COOLING SYSTEM
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Robert
16 years of experience
Robert showed up as agreed friendly and clean professional look He immediately went to work on my vw passat and didn't even take a break until he was at least 89% completed he brought all the parts needed plus a thermostat for a small additional fee he also installed He was very positive and even though several distractions occurred while he was working he minded his own business and was very diligent while working He answer every question I asked no matter how trivial and made me feel confident in his ability to complete a very tedious job that was very involved and technical to say the least upon completion he advised me of and future repair needed and I'm and sure I will book him again the future Job well done sir! As far and ms the company is concerned they misquoted my estimate and when I pointed out their error they did make rhe correction I would recommend you go over the quote and make sure they and mandrel billing you properly Thabks for the good job robert
2003 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT - WATER PUMP REPLACEMENT
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All about Car Radiator Replacement

The radiator performs a critical function; it keeps the engine from overheating. While running, the engine produces heat. Coolant flowing through the system absorbs and removes extra heat from the engine. The coolant then passes through the radiator where it cools off and is later circulated back to the engine to absorb heat again. A radiator has two tanks that are connected to each other through aluminum or brass tubes. When the coolant passes through these tubes, the radiator cooling fan blows air across the radiator to lower the temperature of the coolant. The tank is usually made of plastic, and it is common for it to crack and start leaking coolant. If the tank or the tubes crack, coolant will leak , the vehicle will overheat and could cause severe engine damage. Radiators also tend to clog over time. When this occurs, not enough coolant flows through the radiator leading to heat build-up, causing the engine to overheat.

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