New Water Pump Costs on 2002 Chrysler Sebring

I have a 2002 Sebring Covnertable with 70,000 miles. It has been leaking coolant. I took it into the dealer and they quoted me $1700 to replace the water pump, housing, thermostate and coolant. They said it would take 7 hours labor. Sounds pricey to me. What should this repair cost?

by in Westminster, CO on November 08, 2010
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ANSWER by , November 14, 2010
i just had my water pump and timing belt fixed i was leaking coolant and they said the water pump was cracked it cost me 835.00 But i still had a leak then the radiator neck and thermostat was replaced and guess what still leaking. I am bringing it back tomorrow and this was fixed at the dealership