brake rotors on 2001 Subaru Forester

Hi, am considering buying an '01 Forester. Have been told the rotors need replacing [pitted]. Wondering what a general repair bill/cost might be...? Thanks

by in West Tisbury, MA on March 15, 2009
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ANSWER by on March 15, 2009
Depending on the quality of brake rotor they cost $65 to $95 each, it is probably going to be suggested to replace the front rake pads at this time as well (again quality of part determines price, $55 to $85 for b/pads), probably 1.8 hours to 2.5 hours labor.
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