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Old 01-26-2005, 10:27 PM   #1
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Question Thermostat / Tech Max Auto

Ok so i definately need a new thermostat in my car (96 328i) ... so i dont wanna end up at the dealerhship doing it spending $$$...does anyone have a rough price of how much it is to replace at a decent shop.... and does anyone have any good contacts to bmw shops that do very good work and very comparible to a dealership....

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Old 01-26-2005, 10:50 PM   #2
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i just changed my thermostat and it cost me about 20 bucks for the thermostat and a gallon of coolant because i did it myself. just to get an idea of cost, canadian tire charges minimum $69 for labour on thermostat, plus cost of thermostat.
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Old 01-26-2005, 11:04 PM   #3
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i just changed my thermostat and it cost me about 20 bucks for the thermostat and a gallon of coolant because i did it myself. just to get an idea of cost, canadian tire charges minimum $69 for labour on thermostat, plus cost of thermostat.
thanks...is it hard to replace it yourself cuz i have noooooooo clue
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Old 01-27-2005, 01:20 PM   #4
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no its not that hard but i did it without taking the fan off, so it was pretty tight...here is a link: http://www.logun.org/therm.htm
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