Rear noise on 2002 Lincoln LS

How much should it cost to have my rear bearings (one side) replaced on my 2002 Lincoln LS? I hear what sounds like "road noise" when driving. I was told today it will cost $1500.00 to repair.Is this the start of problems? I have 69000. miles on this car.

by in Hanford, CA on August 17, 2009
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2 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by , August 17, 2009
Did you try getting an estimate on RepairPal? This should show up as wheel bearing replacement. 1500 sounds high to me.
COMMENT by , August 18, 2009
Yes, estimate from RePair Pal was 210.00 to 299.00. That is why I questioned the $1500.00. However, on the Lincoln LS (and several other cars) you can't just replace the wheel bearings, it is a "kit" that needs replacing just to fix the bearings. So, I feel that Repair Pal was missleading in my case. I did get two other estimates and one was $1900.00 (Fresno) the other said $1450-$1600 (Hanford).
ANSWER by , August 21, 2009
Hello, I looked into this estimate for you and we inadvertently had the wrong part added to this estimate. I made the appropriate changes and you will see the update very soon.