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2000 Chevy venture: it cost to replace or repair a head gasket

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How much should it cost to replace or repair a head gasket on a 2000 Chevy venture?

hi

by an independent mechanic or the dealer?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
independent mechanic. Is there an alternative to replacement?

no alternative if the gaskets or blown,,and the 3.4 does blow the stock gaskets

 

the head gaskets will cost around $100 +/- at auto zone or most parts stores,,

you will need an oil change+filter..30+/-

anti-freeze....................................$12+/-

the labor will depend on how much your mechanic will charge per hour..independent around $40+/-

the job will take around 19.2 hours+/- to do both heads

thanks

 

ALL THE BONUS MONEY THAT I RECEIVE DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE WILL BE DONATED TO THE AMERICAN RED CROSS FOR TORNADO RELEIF IN THE MID WEST AND DEEP SOUTH

 

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I'm getting an estimate of $2200 from someone locally I consider reputable. How could there be a $1000 difference in your estimate verus his?

well

the job takes around 19.2 hours....he must charge much more than $40 per hour...also.he may be buying a complete head gasket set,this would cost around $160...$2200 i think is too much,,this is just about the value of the van...check with other shops

thanks

 

ALL THE BONUS MONEY THAT I RECEIVE DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE WILL BE DONATED TO THE AMERICAN RED CROSS FOR TORNADO RELEIF IN THE MID WEST AND DEEP SOUTH

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