Car Thermostat Replacement at your home or office.

Our certified mechanics come to you・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Logo-yelp
CUSTOMERS LOVE US ON YELP
4.5 out of 5 (550 reviews)
Icon-warranty_badge-02
SERVICES BACKED BY OUR
12-Month, 12,000-Mile Warranty
How does YourMechanic work?    
Icon-quote-hiw
Get a quote

Choose from 600+ repair, maintenance, and diagnostic services, backed by our 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty.

Icon-calendar-hiw
Book an appointment

Tell us when to meet you at your home or office. We’ll send one of our vetted, top-rated mechanics.

Icon-fixed-hiw
Get your car fixed

Continue with your day while our mechanic fixes your car onsite. You pay only after the job is done.

Car Thermostat Replacement Estimate for Volvo 244

Volvo 244 Car Thermostat Replacement costs $109 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

YourMechanic Price
$104 to $134
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $34 -$54
Average Dealer price
$161 to 200
Average Shop price
$126 to 150
Get an instant quote for your car
Our mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Get a quote
CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1984 Volvo 244L4-2.1L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$109.58Shop/Dealer Price$133.99 - $174.56
1983 Volvo 244L4-2.3LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$108.84Shop/Dealer Price$133.14 - $173.22
1982 Volvo 244L6-2.4L DieselService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$126.84Shop/Dealer Price$155.59 - $209.13
1989 Volvo 244L4-2.3LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$106.02Shop/Dealer Price$129.59 - $167.53
1981 Volvo 244L4-2.3LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$110.55Shop/Dealer Price$135.22 - $176.53
1984 Volvo 244L4-2.3LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$109.58Shop/Dealer Price$133.98 - $174.55
1988 Volvo 244L4-2.3LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$106.87Shop/Dealer Price$130.69 - $169.30
1982 Volvo 244L4-2.3LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$109.80Shop/Dealer Price$134.33 - $175.12
Show example Volvo 244 Car Thermostat Replacement prices

Car Thermostat Replacement Service & Cost

What is the Thermostat all about?

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.

Thermostat

Keep in mind:

  • The entire cooling system should be inspected when the thermostat is replaced.
  • When the thermostat is replaced, the gaskets and housings should be cleaned thoroughly.

How it's done:

  • Scan the computer in the car for codes.
  • Verify that the car is overheating.
  • Remove and replace thermostat if it is faulty.
  • Clean old gasket surfaces.
  • Remove corrosion from housings/hose connections.
  • Fill cooling system.
  • Check for leaks and proper operating temperatures.

Our recommendation:

Have the thermostat replaced anytime you have major work done on the coolant system.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Thermostat?

  • Engine overheats.
  • Car heater does not work.
  • Check Engine light is on.

How important is this service?

A vehicle’s engine gets extremely hot, and in order to avoid overheating, it needs to be properly cooled. The engine is cooled by a viscous liquid called coolant. The coolant is circulated around the engine, where it absorbs heat, which allows the engine to remain at a safe temperature. A fan then lowers the temperature of the coolant, which allows it to run back through the engine once more. The thermostat is responsible for determining when the coolant needs to enter the engine. The thermostat determines the temperature of the engine, and then acts as a valve that allows coolant in, or keeps coolant out. When the engine is too cold, the thermostat keeps coolant out; when the engine is too hot, it lets coolant in.

When the thermostat stops working, it will either get stuck open or closed. If the thermostat is stuck open, the coolant will constantly flow through the engine, absorbing too much heat, and the engine will never reach optimal running temperature. If the thermostat is stuck closed, the coolant will never circulate through the engine, and your engine will quickly overheat, which can cause severe damage.

Fast and easy Car Thermostat Replacement service at your home or office.

GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CAR
Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee

Meet some of our expert Volvo mechanics

Real customer reviews from Volvo owners like you.

586 reviews
Joshua
22 years of experience
josh was punctual, clean and neat, very professional, very impressive, knowledgeable, fast, reliable and well equipped, well organized. great experience look forward to his next visit. unable to work on Volvo due to dead battery vehicle in garage over a year. a very enlightening and positive experience! kudos to josh
1998 VOLVO S70 - CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS ON INSPECTION
Want Joshua's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
445 reviews
Chris
17 years of experience
He did a great job n did it quick but right
1987 VOLVO 244 - FUEL PUMP RELAY REPLACEMENT
Want Chris's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
197 reviews
Jeff
22 years of experience
I must say... if you need a mechanic, look no further than Your Mechanic.com
2004 VOLVO XC90 - INSPECTION / DIAGNOSTICS
Want Jeff's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
136 reviews
Casey
19 years of experience
A true test for mechanics are having extensive knowledge about fixing your own car. Casey was straightforward about how much time it would take to fix my pcv valve on my Volvo and I completely agree with him since I have replaced several Volvo pcv valves and it takes me about an hoiur longer than him. No tricks/gimmicks.
1998 VOLVO V70 - AXLE / CV SHAFT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (PASSENGER SIDE FRONT)
Want Casey's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
Get an instant quote for your car
Our mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Get a quote
CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1984 Volvo 244L4-2.1L TurboService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$109.58Shop/Dealer Price$133.99 - $174.56
1983 Volvo 244L4-2.3LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$108.84Shop/Dealer Price$133.14 - $173.22
1982 Volvo 244L6-2.4L DieselService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$126.84Shop/Dealer Price$155.59 - $209.13
1989 Volvo 244L4-2.3LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$106.02Shop/Dealer Price$129.59 - $167.53
1981 Volvo 244L4-2.3LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$110.55Shop/Dealer Price$135.22 - $176.53
1984 Volvo 244L4-2.3LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$109.58Shop/Dealer Price$133.98 - $174.55
1988 Volvo 244L4-2.3LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$106.87Shop/Dealer Price$130.69 - $169.30
1982 Volvo 244L4-2.3LService typeCar Thermostat ReplacementYourMechanic Price$109.80Shop/Dealer Price$134.33 - $175.12
Show example Volvo 244 Car Thermostat Replacement prices

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1-800-701-6230 · hi@yourmechanic.com