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2002 Mazda Protege Question: Are these prices and repair recommendations legit?



Thatmom, 1.6L 4 Cylinder, Bowie, MD, July 29, 2010, 00:52

My dealership has recommended the following work be done on my car and while I know I need brake work, I just feel like these are trumped up repairs/prices because I'm a woman.

Front Brake Pads $290
Replace Front Rotors $170
Rear Brake Shoes $250
Brake Flush $170
Power Steering Flush $175
Replace Front Tie Rod Boots $240
4 Wheel alignment $89.95

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  • Answer #1

    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, July 29, 2010, 01:36

    Alignment, and brake rotor replacement are fair, the rest are high, power steering and brake flush are $100 too much each!

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    July 29, 2010, 12:00

    You can check these prices here www.repairpal.com/estimator and get bids from independent shops near you for the same service here www.repairpal.com/directory

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    Honest1autocare (see my shops), July 29, 2010, 12:34

    Wow to me I think they are all High but I guess it has to fall into were you live..

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