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Old 03-20-2017, 04:16 PM
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Valve stem seal job under 2000$

Hey guys, I know how many N62's just on this forum have this issue, mine included, so I asked my trusted mechanic how much he would charge me for the job...
He's got the AGA tool, so it's 1500$ for the labor and 250-300$ for the parts (timing cover gasket,valve cover gasket,intake manifold gasket set,coolant,actuator seal set etc)....
Given no additional work required besides this, the price is between 1750-2000$.
I might just jump on this offer and fix them. He said he needs the car for 4-5 days..
So if anyone is interested, let me know and I'll hook you up.
Honestly, this is a costly job, but my mechanic's price makes me feel good while looking at what the dealer or other independent shops charge for this.

Well, that's that. Have a good one!
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Old 03-20-2017, 04:31 PM
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Just a couple years ago with the AGA tool a great price was $2500 -

I'd jump on it at that price if you trust the work
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Old 03-20-2017, 04:49 PM
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Yup he's done a lot of work on all my cars so far. Great guy.
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Good deal. You don't wanna know what the dealer charged my warranty company for that...
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Old 03-20-2017, 08:34 PM
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I gave them a call last year. It was in the 8-9k range
So yeah, that's how they stay rich. Fishing for innocent fish with a shark hook.
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Old 03-20-2017, 09:28 PM
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That's it. Dealer charged my warranty company $9K for the job.
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That's it. Dealer charged my warranty company $9K for the job.
The GM must have had a nice steak dinner that night :O
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Nice price! I wish I was he was in Cali!
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