Estimated repair cost to replace the front converter, EGR valve, DPFE and hoses on a 2002 Ford Escape

  • 2002 FORD ESCAPE
  • 171,000 MILES
This is my son's vehicle, the engine lost power, was not hot, no leaks, oil or coolant. He was still able to drive it. Took it to a ford dealer, had it tested codes P1401 and PO401. Plugged cat, EGR valve had a hole in it, DPFE melted and the hoses were gone. Also needs plugs, may as well put all parts associated with the plugs on it. Minus the plugs and parts, I am looking to see if the estimate that was quoted is accurate. For the cat, EGR and DPFE and hoses, quoted, parts only $2745.00! What a deal !
I checked I can get the cat for $480, EGR for $57 and DPFE $45.00. Something is wrong with this, don't you agree. $582.00 vs $2745.00 not including labor! A little help on this if you would.
I would be able to repair this myself with a little help from a ASE cert. Tech. Friend. But the vehicle is not here. Four hour tow bill would just complicate things even more. Thanks for your help in advance.
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Saturday, March 24th, 2012 AT 3:34 PM

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Call some muffler shops to get estimates.
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Saturday, March 24th, 2012 AT 4:15 PM

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