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

 

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Visitor, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, North Andover, MA, August 10, 2010, 17:52

my mechanic told me i have a cracked head gasket how much should it be to fix

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, August 10, 2010, 18:05
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    Please have a look here for a head gasket replacement estimate: http://repairpal.com/estimator?car_type_id=3588

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    August 10, 2010, 18:19
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    labor is 8 hours
    gaskets 58
    fluids 50
    oil change and coolant flush 150

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, August 10, 2010, 22:45
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    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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