Idler arm replacement on 1998 Chevrolet Astro

Dealer quotes $560 to replace both idler arms. Seems a bit high? No listing on site for idler arms

by in Milford, CT on April 18, 2009
2 answers
ANSWER by on April 20, 2009
I show a time of 1.1 hrs without alignment and the parts cost AC Delco $ 146.96 each so the price of $560 is about right
ANSWER by on April 05, 2010
IDLER arms cost 38.00 at napa, search for a lessor labor rate. lots of private mechanics can do one in app. .5 hours. commercial shops all go by a LABOR MANUAL THAT HAS BEEN AROUND FOR EVER. ALSO COMM. mech. HAVE LOTS OF OVERHEAD.
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