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2001 Mazda 626 Question: Need to replace shifter cable. Want to know fair price to do work.

 

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kisicats, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Olney, MD, December 18, 2012, 14:49
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Actual problem is a small bushing that seems unavailable from either Mazda parts or Ford parts. Was told only entire shifter cable available. Would like to know what would be a fair price for this job. Thanks.

Car has about 40,000 miles on it. New battery, new drive train.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13401 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper December 19, 2012, 06:45
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    its a 6 hr job so the total job should cost approx 700.00

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    kisicats, December 19, 2012, 08:41
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    Thank you, Greg. The cost I got was $1100.00 and I suspected it was high. At a friend's suggestion, they're going to try to use only the bushing from the cable kit that they order, thereby reducing labor time, so it should reduce the price some. Time for a new garage, though, I think. Thanks again.

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