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Did some repairs on my sisters neon....

Discussion in 'The Coffee Shop ~ Chit Chat' started by jlsparky7, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. jlsparky7

    jlsparky7 Rockstar

    I did some repairs on my sisters neon and I was wondering what the average repair shop and the average dealership would charge to do these repairs. Heres the list....
    1.Plugs
    2.Seafoam
    3.Timing belt
    4.Water Pump and gasket
    5.Power steering flush
    6.Brake flush
    7.Lubed shift linkage
    8.New battery
    9.Cleaned battery and ecu connections
    10.Oil change with filter
    11.Thermostat
    12.Tire rotation
    13.2 new serpentine belts alternator and p/s-a/c
    14.Coolant flush

    Thanks guys, just wondering what kinda cash I saved her.
     
  2. TRPLXL2

    TRPLXL2 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    This is an average of the repairs around my house in northern Ohio
    Delaership labor per hour $100-$125 per hour
    Average Joe garage labor $80 per hour
    Coolant flush $149
    Tire Rotation $49
    Oil change with filter $35

    That's all that I can comment on, so basically I would say that you saved her a lot of money. Not to mention the fact that garage's always try to take advantage of girls, more so than they do guys.
     
  3. Pete95Sierra

    Pete95Sierra Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    it would have cost you a lot of money. cant really put a number on it haha
     
  4. MWright936

    MWright936 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Definitely saved her lots! It's crazy to see how much a shop will charge for a repair compared to doing it yourself. Makes you want to be a mechanic! :money:
     
  5. bry2500

    bry2500 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    She would have had to sell a kidney to have a dealership do that.:lol:

    You saved her a bundle. Including parts would have run ~ 1k

    She owes you a mod for your truck.
     
  6. jlsparky7

    jlsparky7 Rockstar

    Thanks for the reply's guys. I actually threw together a couple vids of the repairs. Ill post them in a new thread here, check them out and give me some feedback on what I can do to make them better.
     

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