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The dealership is required to replace the manifold with one in a like shape and condition. In other words, the law doesn't require that they replace a 2004 manifold with a brand new one, although that is often done because you can't find a used one that you know is in good shape.
The best thing to do is to go to a shop that does the type of mechanical work you want done and get a price on it and then make a demand on them for that price. You should strongly consider having the lawyer write the demand letter since that increases your chances dramatically.
You're also entitled to sue for your loss of use or if you rent a car, the value of the rental for the time it takes to repair the car.
You can find a lawyer to assist you by going to www.lawyers.com and in the section for Area of Practice enter Civil Litigation or Consumer Law. Either of those will have the skill set you need.
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