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Birmingham, 20 years of experience


20th March 2017
“Hassan was great at his job .. i m happy with the work ”

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Vauxhall/Opel • Thermostat replacement

13th March 2017
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Mercedes-Benz GLA • Front brake pads (all) replacement


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19th March 2017
“Brilliant job! Car runs like a dream now. Thank you!”

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Nissan Micra • Thermostat replacement


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Salford, 15 years of experience


24th February 2017
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MICHAEL

Renault Kangoo • Thermostat replacement

13th September 2016
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Vauxhall/Opel Astra-H • Door mirror replacement - electrically adjusted - one


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Ash Performance

Luton, 14 years of experience


24th February 2017
“Toby was very helpful and friendly. Knew what the problem was straight away and explained to me the best solution to fix the problem. Thanks again!”

ROSHANE

Vauxhall/Opel Corsa-C • Thermostat replacement

8th August 2016
“Excellent service and good communication and speedy report. Would definitely recommend. So much cheaper than the AA and RAC.”

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Audi A3 • Pre-purchase Inspection


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Mechanic Mob

London, 12 years of experience


22nd February 2017
“Very friendly and exceptionally knowledgable. Very happy overall. ”

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Ford Streetka • Thermostat replacement

18th February 2017
“Amazing service from Mohamed. He was friendly, punctual, gave good advice, as well as polished a few scratches up for me! The work was performed quickly and to a high standard.”

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Citroen C1 • Door mirror replacement - Passenger side

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How much does a Car Thermostat replacement cost?

Labour times and part prices vary depending on the particular vehicle, but to give you an idea here are some examples.

Car Franchise Dealer estimate Independent Garage estimate ClickMechanic ClickMechanic Saving
Car1999 Peugeot 206 Franchise Dealer Est.£70 - £77 Independent Garage Est.£38 - £42 ClickMechanic Est.£37 - £41 Saving46%
Car2013 Skoda Octavia II Franchise Dealer Est.£109 - £121 Independent Garage Est.£66 - £73 ClickMechanic Est.£66 - £73 Saving39%
Car2013 Honda Accord Franchise Dealer Est.£64 - £70 Independent Garage Est.£36 - £39 ClickMechanic Est.£35 - £39 Saving44%
Car2007 Ford Mondeo Franchise Dealer Est.£132 - £151 Independent Garage Est.£85 - £98 ClickMechanic Est.£84 - £97 Saving36%
Car2008 Nissan Primastar Franchise Dealer Est.£152 - £168 Independent Garage Est.£91 - £100 ClickMechanic Est.£90 - £99 Saving40%

Want to learn more about Car Thermostat replacements?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does a Thermostat do?

The thermostat is part of the cooling system in every car. It consists of a metal valve that regulates the amount of coolant that flows to the engine. It maintains the engine's temperature at a constant and optimal level. If the engine runs hot the valve in the thermostat opens and lets more coolant flow to the engine (from the radiator) in other cases it stays closed.

How do you know there is something wrong with the Thermostat?

  • When the 'Check Engine' light is on.
  • When the 'Engine Temperature warning light is on.
  • When the engine runs at a higher temperature than usual.
  • When the car's heater has failed.

When should you consider a Thermostat replacement?

Over time problems can occur with the thermostat due extensive use. The thermostat is in use when the engine runs with the valve opening and closing continuously, to keep the engine at the ideal temperature. It is one of the most common components in the cooling system to fail and can, moreover, lead to the engine overheating and potentially suffer severe engine damage.

Additionally, it can also get clogged up by dirt in the engine coolant meaning that less coolant can circulate through the system, causing the engine to overheat as well. Should you experience an issue like this or those listed earlier, it is advisable to have the starter motor inspected as soon as possible and, if necessary, have it replaced.

Seeing that the thermostat is a component that is especially prone to wear it should always be serviced as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer.

What happens during a Thermostat replacement?

  • Mechanic will read the ECU to see if there are any related fault codes.
  • Mechanic will inspect the thermostat and the cooling system.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the thermostat.
  • Mechanic will close the cooling system and refill the system with engine coolant.
  • Mechanic will run the engine and, if necessary, test drive the car.
  • Mechanic will make any adjustments if necessary.

How much does a Thermostat replacement cost?

The cost of replacing the thermostat depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having your thermostat replaced by ClickMechanic, by selecting your car at the top of this page!

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