2003 Subaru Forester Q&A

2003 Subaru Forester Question: how much to replace a head gasket

my mechanic told me i have a cracked head gasket how much should it be to fix -
Answer 1
Please have a look here for a head gasket replacement estimate: http://repairpal.com/estimator?car_type_id=3588 -
Answer 2
labor is 8 hours gaskets 58 fluids 50 oil change and coolant flush 150 -
Answer 3
I would also add all timing belt components seals ant tensioners if not recently replaced, a lot more parts cost but huge reduction in labor cost if you plan to keep the car long term. -
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