Inner Tie Rod replacement on 2002 Ford Mustang

OMG, the dealer said they'd charge me a mere $525 to replace my left inner tie rod. Is that the actual price? That can't be right. Even on here, the estimate is 245 from the dealer, which I was prepared for, not over 500. How much should I really pay for this?

by in Temple Hills, MD on October 15, 2010
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ANSWER by , October 15, 2010
Shouldn't be that much - unless their hourly rate is about $250. Official labor guide: Inner Tie Rod F6SZ3280BA $66.78 Inner Tie Rod One Side 1.3 Hour I guess they will perform a wheel alignment too, I wonder how much they charge for that? Should be around $80-100. So 1.3 x their hourly rate. + 66.78 + wheel alignment Could you share the details of the estimate with us? Zee