Car Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Rabbit Convertible

Volkswagen Rabbit Convertible Car Thermostat Replacement costs $119 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$119 to $132
Labor: $91 -$104
Parts: $28
Average Dealer price
$176
Average Shop price
$143
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1983 Volkswagen Rabbit ConvertibleL4-1.7LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$120.80Shop/Dealer Price$147.13 - $183.64
1984 Volkswagen Rabbit ConvertibleL4-1.8LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$120.25Shop/Dealer Price$146.53 - $182.69
1982 Volkswagen Rabbit ConvertibleL4-1.7LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$120.25Shop/Dealer Price$146.47 - $182.59
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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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