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I was advised replacement of following parts by Toyota dealer for my 1998 corolla Power Steering Pump , Rack and Pinion Steering Water Pump, Left Front Wheel Bearing, Drive Belt. Dealer quote is $ 2,000 & After market replacement and labor from another auto repair shop is $ 950/-. What would you recommend.
In winter I do warm up the car once in a day usually mornings. However it is restarted after couple of hours but in temp of 30-35 degrees, its pick up and running is so that slow I just drive at speed of 20-25 so as not to pump gas more to obtain pickup / speed. It has good running once speed reached 40 I have changed spark plugs myself before 4 months assuming that might help. My weekday commute is less may be 8-10 miles. total of weekends it could be 50-65 miles or more I keep feeling that I need some kind of engine inspection & repairs. Can you please revert with your suggestion and also recommendation on good repair shops around my zip code Thanks for time and consideration Rishi Shah