Car Radiator Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen R32

Volkswagen R32 Car Radiator Replacement costs $423 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$422 to $450
Labor: $196 -$224
Parts: $226
Average Dealer price
$712
Average Shop price
$515
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2008 Volkswagen R32V6-3.2LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$439.82Shop/Dealer Price$541.43 - $754.79
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Parts required for a Volkswagen R32 Car Radiator Replacement

$203
Radiator Cap
$11

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Chet
36 years of experience
Chet gets the job done and honestly recommends future items that should be looked at. I am going to request him next time service is needed.
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Martin
37 years of experience
Great service good price and worth ever penny
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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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