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2006 Toyota Sienna Question: Are the front wheel bearing replacement prices I'm getting reasonable?

 

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MyCarSux, Saint Paul, MN, November 06, 2012, 09:30
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We've been told we need to have our front-right wheel bearing replaced. The noise I am hearing is consistent with this. RepairPal is telling me the cost should run between $244 - $325. The quotes I've gotten have been for $415 and $455. What would be valid reasons for this difference?

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13269 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper November 06, 2012, 12:52
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    the brand of parts will make that diff alone. cheap parts are just that cheaper. are the parts orig toy parts?

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    your.mechanic November 06, 2012, 20:32
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    Sounds reasonably high...their valid reasons may include...parts markup...padded labor time...very busy schedule...possibly misunderstood and quoted you for BOTH wheel bearings.

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    ziptie12 November 07, 2012, 06:46
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    Is your Sienna 2WD or AWD? Did the bearing fail possibly due to hitting a pothole 20K miles ago? ---they may be including alignment in their est. ------Get specifics on what is being done , and related warranty coverage for those items. But , yeah $20.00 is about right.

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