Mechanic said although the part is cheap that they would have to take the whole dash apart and it would take 5 hours so it would cost $680.00. - Does this seem right?
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2004 Pontiac Vibe
Question: Pontiac vibe- A/c dead- mechanic says it's the expansion valve.
Jim Taddei July 01, 2011, 10:46Master
Yes, according to my labor rate information 5 hours is the required time to replace the expansion valve in the AC system of your 2004 Pontiac Vibe.
Replyhavequestions, July 02, 2011, 12:26Rookie
Thankyou so much :)
Answer #2mastertech6371 July 01, 2011, 11:03Master
it pays 4.2 hours for the vale and 1.5 hours to evac and charge.
the valve is about 65-80
Replyhavequestions, July 02, 2011, 12:28Rookie
Thankyou so much also! :)-gives me peace of mind.