Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Vanagon

Volkswagen Vanagon Thermostat Replacement costs $130 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$105 to $167
Labor: $77 -$128
Parts: $28 -$39
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$158 to 227
Average Shop price
$126 to 182
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1986 Volkswagen VanagonH4-2.1LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$119.43Shop/Dealer Price$146.01 - $189.81
1987 Volkswagen VanagonH4-2.1LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$118.64Shop/Dealer Price$145.10 - $188.37
1989 Volkswagen VanagonH4-2.1LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$118.64Shop/Dealer Price$145.05 - $188.29
1983 Volkswagen VanagonH4-1.9LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$153.64Shop/Dealer Price$187.36 - $236.07
1984 Volkswagen VanagonL4-1.6L DieselService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$127.79Shop/Dealer Price$155.58 - $193.19
1983 Volkswagen VanagonL4-1.6L DieselService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$141.79Shop/Dealer Price$172.46 - $212.23
1985 Volkswagen VanagonH4-1.9LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$154.63Shop/Dealer Price$188.65 - $238.15
1991 Volkswagen VanagonH4-2.1LService typeThermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$118.64Shop/Dealer Price$145.10 - $188.37
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Vanagon Thermostat Replacement

Thermostat
$25
Thermostat Gasket
$2

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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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