Car Radiator Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Vanagon

Volkswagen Vanagon Car Radiator Replacement costs $506 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$440 to $572
Labor: $154 -$208
Parts: $286 -$364
Average Dealer price
$778 to 969
Average Shop price
$541 to 671
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1988 Volkswagen VanagonH4-2.1LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$545.70Shop/Dealer Price$675.57 - $993.30
1983 Volkswagen VanagonH4-1.9LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$485.85Shop/Dealer Price$599.74 - $856.08
1986 Volkswagen VanagonH4-2.1LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$538.45Shop/Dealer Price$666.56 - $978.90
1990 Volkswagen VanagonH4-2.1LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$539.73Shop/Dealer Price$668.20 - $981.53
1984 Volkswagen VanagonL4-1.6L DieselService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$491.58Shop/Dealer Price$606.75 - $867.27
1987 Volkswagen VanagonH4-2.1LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$545.70Shop/Dealer Price$675.56 - $993.28
1985 Volkswagen VanagonH4-1.9LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$575.51Shop/Dealer Price$711.87 - $1035.48
1991 Volkswagen VanagonH4-2.1LService typeCar Radiator ReplacementYourMechanic Price$539.73Shop/Dealer Price$668.25 - $981.61
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Vanagon Car Radiator Replacement

$340
Radiator Cap
$12

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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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