How much will it cost to replace the engine? on 2002 Saturn Vue

I am thinking about buy a vue from someone. It's a 2002 but there is a knock in the engine. I'm looking to spend around 3500 on a new car total. He is selling it for 1800. Found an engine for 500 with a 3 year warrenty. Just wondering if it will still be in my price range to have it put in. Really like the car and if I can stay under 4000 then I will definitely put the work into it and buy it.

by in Milton, FL on February 10, 2012
1 answer 3 comments
ANSWER by on February 10, 2012
what motor is in it and stick or auto and 2.2l or 3.0l
COMMENT by on February 10, 2012
I'm not totally sure about all of that. I believe it is automatic but that's basically all I know.
COMMENT by on February 10, 2012
you need the size to get a labor est.big diff in price
COMMENT by on February 10, 2012
Ok I will find out and let you know. Thanks for the help!
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