Car Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat Car Thermostat Replacement costs $238 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$106 to $558
Labor: $77 -$392
Parts: $29 -$166
Average Dealer price
$161 to 789
Average Shop price
$128 to 616
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2004 Volkswagen PassatV6-2.8LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$391.55Shop/Dealer Price$474.83 - $564.60
1995 Volkswagen PassatL4-2.0LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$114.91Shop/Dealer Price$140.14 - $176.45
1998 Volkswagen PassatV6-2.8LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$390.13Shop/Dealer Price$473.18 - $561.97
2013 Volkswagen PassatL4-2.0L Turbo DieselService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$435.00Shop/Dealer Price$529.96 - $660.80
1996 Volkswagen PassatV6-2.8LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.62Shop/Dealer Price$176.62 - $226.85
2013 Volkswagen PassatV6-3.6LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$214.67Shop/Dealer Price$264.16 - $366.91
2003 Volkswagen PassatV6-2.8LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$391.77Shop/Dealer Price$475.54 - $565.79
2007 Volkswagen PassatL4-2.0L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$233.91Shop/Dealer Price$285.69 - $365.53
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Passat Car Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat
$15 to $56
Thermostat Gasket
$2 to $4

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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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