Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) Replacement Estimate for Volvo 242

Volvo 242 Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) Replacement costs $119 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$116 to $138
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $46 -$58
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$185 to 208
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1983 Volvo 242L4-2.1L TurboService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementYourMechanic Price$122.01Shop/Dealer Price$149.53 - $199.42
1984 Volvo 242L4-2.3LService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementYourMechanic Price$118.62Shop/Dealer Price$145.36 - $192.76
1982 Volvo 242L4-2.1LService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementYourMechanic Price$131.09Shop/Dealer Price$160.91 - $217.64
1983 Volvo 242L4-2.3LService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementYourMechanic Price$118.62Shop/Dealer Price$145.33 - $192.72
1984 Volvo 242L4-2.1L TurboService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementYourMechanic Price$122.01Shop/Dealer Price$149.54 - $199.44
1983 Volvo 242L4-2.1LService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementYourMechanic Price$119.53Shop/Dealer Price$146.43 - $194.46
1982 Volvo 242L4-2.1L TurboService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementYourMechanic Price$122.25Shop/Dealer Price$149.92 - $200.06
1982 Volvo 242L4-2.3LService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementYourMechanic Price$118.62Shop/Dealer Price$145.35 - $192.75
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All about Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) Replacement

The ignition cables, also known as “spark plug wires” are part of the ignition system. They transfer the spark from the distributor or ignition coil to spark plugs that ignite the air-fuel mixture, starting the engine. Over time, the cables can get weak and break down. This will make it harder for the spark to reach the engine cylinders, resulting in engine misfires. The car may not start at all. If one of the spark plugs has gone bad, the car will still start and run, but it will run poorly.

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