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1998 Chevrolet Astro Question: Idler arm replacement

 

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Frugalfolk, Milford, CT, April 18, 2009, 14:17
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Dealer quotes $560 to replace both idler arms. Seems a bit high? No listing on site for idler arms

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    April 20, 2009, 14:54
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    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

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    Visitor, April 05, 2010, 19:31

    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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