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How much does Car Heater Control Valve Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport $521 $108.03 $413.00 29% $742.28
2014 Honda Civic $190 $119.60 $70.00 16% $227.10
2014 Nissan Maxima $147 $77.15 $70.00 20% $184.65
2012 Mercedes-Benz G550 $522 $444.60 $77.00 7% $562.85
2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 $374 $226.73 $147.00 17% $452.48
2003 Jaguar S-Type $296 $149.37 $147.00 20% $375.12
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Car Heater Control Valve Replacement Service

What is the Heater Control Valve all about?

The heater control valve is one of the many components that are responsible for warming the interior compartment. This valve controls the flow of coolant from the engine to the heater core. Most heater control valves are operated in three basic ways. A manual cable, a thermostat type system, or even engine vacuum can control them.

Keep in mind:

  • The heater control valve cannot be repaired, only replaced.
  • When the valve is replaced, a mechanic should inspect the other heater hoses, so that they can be replaced if need be.
  • If the heater control valve is contaminated or corroded, the coolant in the system should be flushed when the new valve is installed.

How it's done:

  • Pressure check the cooling system.
  • Test operation of the valve.
  • Replace the control valve if bad/leaking.
  • Fill with coolant.
  • Test operation of the heater.

Our recommendation:

Since the air and heating system is a closed system, a mechanic won’t be checking your heater control valve during routine inspections and services. Instead, keep an eye on your air and heating system, and schedule an inspection if you notice that anything is malfunctioning. If your heater either doesn’t work or won’t adjust, then you possibly have a malfunctioning heater control valve, and you should schedule an inspection.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Heater Control Valve?

  • Coolant is leaking.
  • Heater does not work.

How important is this service?

If the heater control valve is leaking then you will end up with a loss of coolant, which will eventually cause the car to overheat. A properly working heater control valve ensures the proper functioning of the heating and AC system.

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Breck

17 years of experience
367 reviews
Breck
17 years of experience
He had to order parts and made several trips until the work was completed. Thank u
2000 FORD EXPLORER - HEATER CONTROL VALVE - HOUSTON, TEXAS

Alex

13 years of experience
405 reviews
Alex
13 years of experience
Always GREAT!
2006 FORD EXPLORER - HEATER CONTROL VALVE - GARLAND, TEXAS

Peter

40 years of experience
1059 reviews
Peter
40 years of experience
Peter as always, was professional, arrived early, and began work immediately. Although there were parts unavailable at the time of appointment due to reasons beyond control, Peter was able to do a considerable amount of preparation work, location of alternative problems previously discussed, and put together a plan of action to be completed This wednesday, at the next appointment.
2001 BMW 740IL - HEATER CONTROL VALVE - PHOENIX, ARIZONA

Robert

28 years of experience
500 reviews
Robert
28 years of experience
Robert knows cars; it doesn't matter if it's European, Japanese, or American. I will have Robert fix my future car issues because I know the problems will be fixed.
2008 SAAB 9-5 - HEATER CONTROL VALVE - CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA

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