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A rough price....head gasket has gone on my ford transit van

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a rough price....head gasket has gone on my ford transit van 1998 petrol and soem of the rings need replacing, leakn oil...wots roughly$$
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Jeremy replied 1 year ago.

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I can give approx in US dollars. The head gasket job will run around 23.3 hours to do both sides. Adding in rings, that is going to be approx another 6.7 hours, if the engine doesn't have to be pulled. So at a rate of approx $85 per hour, you will be looking at around $2550 for just the labor. If the engine has to be pulled, add another $900-1200 for that. This isn't including the parts to have the job done or any machining for the heads. Plus it doesn't include any damage that is found during the repair from the rings, etc.

Let's say in a perfect world that there are no issues at all, you are looking around $5631 out the door. This is an approx based on my shop's calculator.

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