Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat Thermostat Replacement costs $228 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$107 to $538
Labor: $77 -$392
Parts: $30 -$146
Average Dealer price
$163 to 748
Average Shop price
$130 to 591
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1994 Volkswagen PassatV6-2.8LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$125.08Shop/Dealer Price$153.08 - $201.12
2005 Volkswagen PassatV6-2.8LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$387.97Shop/Dealer Price$470.69 - $558.03
2005 Volkswagen PassatL4-1.8L TurboService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$250.83Shop/Dealer Price$304.67 - $368.01
1998 Volkswagen PassatV6-2.8LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$391.57Shop/Dealer Price$475.08 - $565.04
1993 Volkswagen PassatL4-1.9L DieselService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$122.05Shop/Dealer Price$149.29 - $195.06
2000 Volkswagen PassatV6-2.8LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$388.81Shop/Dealer Price$471.39 - $559.09
1996 Volkswagen PassatL4-2.0LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$117.57Shop/Dealer Price$143.49 - $181.81
2002 Volkswagen PassatL4-1.8L TurboService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$250.83Shop/Dealer Price$304.79 - $368.23
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Passat Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat Gasket
$2 to $4
Thermostat
$16 to $54

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Patrick
22 years of experience
This is my first time hearing of something like this. Patrick was very nice. I guess he had time available earlier than my appointment and asked if i would like it done sooner and I was like "yesss that would be great" .....i was able to drive my own car for lunch. Simple things in life to make my life easier is always appreciated.
2013 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT - OIL CHANGE
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Dave
18 years of experience
Wow, Dave showed up right on time and listened to my electrical issue and did all the diagnosis. He found out that there was no drain on the battery meaning everything was in fine working order. Dave not only gave me excellent service he said there was no charge for the call and I will have a credit for any service in the future. Great business sense. I will definitely call on Dave for all my car needs. Thank you Dave Sincerely Sherilyn Massaro massarosherilyn@gmail.com
2000 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT - CAR IS NOT STARTING INSPECTION
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Richard
6 years of experience
My experience was great. He showed up earlier which was wonderful. He had knowledge of my vw, which was also great.
2012 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT - OTHER INSPECTIONS
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Martin
37 years of experience
Martin was quick to call and tell me that status of his arrival time and when he was done he talked to me over the phone to tell me what he found during his inspection and to make sure I didn't have any other questions. Happy with my first service.
2013 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT - BRAKES, STEERING AND SUSPENSION INSPECTION
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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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