2001 Ford Escape Timing Cover Gasket/Oil Pan Gasket

Tiny
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  • 2001 FORD ESCAPE
  • 6 CYL
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 75,000 MILES
I recently took my car in for a routine oil chnage. They found an oil leak that requires replacing the Timing Cover Gasket and Oil Pan Gaskett. The cost tehy quoted was $1800. First, does that sound like a reasonable cost? Second, the leak is not major (just a few drops in the garage) how urgent is the repair?
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Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 AT 8:04 PM

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Tiny
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It sounds really minor. If it isn't leaking but a couple drops per day, I wouldn't be too concerned. Just make the engine oil level stays in the full range.
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Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 AT 10:29 AM

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