The vehicle thermostat is one of the main parts to adjust the heat dissipation system. But if it fails, it needs to be replaced in time, otherwise there will be certain hidden dangers. And the price problem that we often say has always been a problem that we are very afraid of, afraid of being cheated. How much does it cost to change the thermostat? Let me solve your doubts today.
If you go to a car 4S shop to replace it, it is of course more expensive. After all, it is calculated together with the labor cost, and then you may check other maintenance items for you. The total cost is about 5-5. It’s between 15$. The general car maintenance shop is very cost-effective. After all, the labor cost is definitely not as bad as that of the car 4S shop (even the labor cost is higher than the raw material price), and a set may be around 5-15$. Of course, the most cost-effective price must be to repair it yourself, and it is very likely that it can be done for less than 10$.
Thermostat installation direction diagram
As everyone knows, when you replace the thermostat yourself, you must pay attention to its installation direction, and the tip of the thermostat is facing upward. If the direction is installed incorrectly, the thermostat will not work normally, which will cause the automatic heat dissipation function to be invalid. At this time, the operating temperature of the engine must be slightly lower than before, which will affect the thermal efficiency of the engine and cause the problem of insufficient power. And if the temperature is too low, it will lead to poor atomization of gasoline and diesel, and it is easy to accumulate a thick layer of carbon deposits in the long run, which is very disharmonious to the fuel consumption of the vehicle. Therefore, everyone must be in the right direction during the installation process.
Replacing a car thermostat ranges from $5 to $15, depending on your model:
- The thermostat automatically adjusts the amount of water entering the radiator according to the temperature of the cooling water, and changes the water circulation range to adjust the heat dissipation capacity of the cooling system to ensure that the engine works within an appropriate temperature range;
- The thermostat must be kept in good technical condition, otherwise it will seriously affect the normal operation of the engine. If the main valve of the thermostat is opened too late, it will cause the engine to overheat;
- If the main valve is opened too early, the engine warm-up time will be prolonged and the engine temperature will be too low.