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Head gasket repair cost?

(1999 Pontiac Grand Am)
in Janesville, WI on July 05, 2010
the car has 133,000 miles on it, dealer says it will cost approx. $1700 to do head gasket, spark plugs, wires and coil is it worth putting the money into the car?
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on July 05, 2010
You have to weigh your options, it will depend on how much this car is worth now and if it is fixed, how much another car will cost you (incl. car price, loan, insurance etc.), and the overall condition of the vehicle. If you keep it in good condition then it's probably worth it.
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on January 08, 2011
no the car is not worth it thy are notorious for front main seal leaking and causing the timming tension to fail and cause them to jump time again within 5-10 thousand miles if it has the 2 peice tensionor if it is the 1 peice then it is a 50 - 50 shot and the price is about the going rate
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