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2003 Vue needs a new thermostat, any idea how much it should cost for the repair or to put a new one in?

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The part is about seven dollars. The labor time should be less than an hour. Mechanics charge differently depending on the cost of living. A guess would be around $50 or less.

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Please Help me


Hi,
I too own a Saturn, "VUE". This is probably useless information but I'll tell you what happened to me. I was taking an exit ramp on the way home from work one day and when I had stopped at the traffic light the radiator was smoking and boiling over. "THERMOSTAT RIGHT?" Yes that was the problem. I took the VUE into the repair shop and the manager said "This will be my first Saturn". I said how long will it take, he replied "Oh you can have it back by 5 o'clock today! I said Great! Well I got a phone call at 3:30 pm saying The parts man delivered the wrong part. But here's the best part, AND TRUELY HOPE THIS IS NOT YOUR SITUATION TOO! The thermostat is underneath the intake manifold! Can you believe it. He initally told me the repair would be approx. $130 to $150.................Not so when all was said and done the final bill was $324.00. Wheew what an assinine place to put a thermostat. When I was a kid the cost about $10 bucks and a 9/16" box wrench and about a 1/2 an hour!

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