1996 Mercury Sable repair

Tiny
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  • 1996 MERCURY SABLE
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 10,000 MILES
Replacement of acc hose, evap, manif. Tube assy, freon flush oil change including labor. Charge was 726.08. Is this a reasonable charge? ($380) was the labor cost.
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Wednesday, June 24th, 2009 AT 9:49 PM

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Tiny
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Thanks for the donation

Is this a O.H.C. DOHC engine or just the O.H.V. Engine?
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Wednesday, June 24th, 2009 AT 10:03 PM
Tiny
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If you need this in order to answer question I would have to find my owners manual or ask mechanic.
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Thursday, June 25th, 2009 AT 8:53 AM
Tiny
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I do need this information to give you an accurate estimate. The difference between the two engines is a LOT of labor hours.

It should be stamped on top of the engine in big letters.
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Thursday, June 25th, 2009 AT 10:33 AM
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30V6 are the letters on the engine
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Monday, June 29th, 2009 AT 12:07 PM
Tiny
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Okay, that just means it's a 3.0L V6. Let's do this, just give me the 8th digit of the car's VIN and I will be able to look up what engine it is equipped with so I can give you the correct estimate.
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Monday, June 29th, 2009 AT 12:15 PM
Tiny
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U is the 8th digit of the vin # I hope this helps
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Monday, June 29th, 2009 AT 7:15 PM
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Okay, your vehicle has the O.H.V. engine. Still, without knowing what hose was replaced (radiator, brake etc..?) and without knowing what part of the EVAP system was repaired (canister, filter , sensor etc..?) , I can only give you a partial estimate which will include : Manifold tube assembly, freon flush and oil change..


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Monday, June 29th, 2009 AT 9:16 PM
Tiny
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I think I was taken and he comes highy recommended. Here's what he repl. ARS 52024 acc hose, ARS 720212 Evap, ARS 630091 Manif tube amby, Freon flush and oil cnge. Labor cost was 380.00. And total cost $726.08.I guess there is nothing I can do now if that is the case except warn others.
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Monday, June 29th, 2009 AT 9:30 PM
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Well, with the partial estimate I could get, and only having the evap and hose still left, I think it is safe to say that he/she did charge you well over what they should have for these repairs.
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Monday, June 29th, 2009 AT 9:32 PM

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