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Old 04-18-2008, 08:45 PM
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Right low ball joint...TORN!!!

Yeah so check this out..i figured today tis 66* at 10:30 this morning..so i was thinking its sunny its going to be a nice CLEAR HOT day. Well i go to that shop that did my timing belt, just so i can get my ball joint greased b/c everytime i turn the wheel...squeeeeeeek. So....i take a shower get there...its like around 11:45-11:50. Ok no big deal. They didn't get my car into the shop, until 2:30. Yeah i was stuck there for that long, so apparently after they brought it in, they said oh yeah your ball joint is torn up. They said its going to cost $412..67. Is this true? or is that way to high?? Yes i did see it to it was torn, it doesn't hold the grease.
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Old 04-18-2008, 08:58 PM
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is what true? each shop charges their own fee. it's all based on labor. do it yourself if you can.
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Old 04-19-2008, 12:17 PM
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no no i know all shops charge there own, fee but thats the same shop that charged me 1300$ just for a freakin timing belt, water pump, etc... I was just wondering if that price is like in a legit area. But yeah i would love to work on my car, but my dad doesn't like me touching it lol, also i really can't cause i don't have my own driveway, let alone my own street. I live in a town house area, so we have our own parking lines. Thats it though..so i really can't just work on it cause the neighbors will bitch and complain like always
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dude thats way too expensive..get some more quotes from some other garage
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Also, is the ball joint ****ed or is the boot just torn?
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well it would be best to get it replaced cuz if it is torn and not holding grease then it is goin to go bad fast...
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if they are replacing the whole half shaft I could see that price...what's cool is a lot of shops guarantee those parts for life once they install them...
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