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My + batery cable corroded and severed.

(1999 Subaru Impreza Outback)
in Albuquerque, NM on November 09, 2011
I had the car towed to another nearby mechanic and the original quote multiplied 5x. they said entire battery cable harness needs to be replaced, not just the + cable. Does this sound reasonable?
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on November 09, 2011
another mechanic?? what happened to the first one??

the cables are special and the parts are not cheap. the bid sounds high by about 150-200.

on November 09, 2011
I haven't told the 1st mechanic to do the work yet. $500+ just sounds high to me. Will get a 2nd opinion I guess.
on November 09, 2011
yep, stay away from the dealer. they are always to the moon in price.

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