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I just bought a manual transmission Honda Accord 1999 in

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Hi:) I just bought a manual transmission Honda Accord 1999 in perfect condition one owner meticulously kept 184000! Mi for $2000..... While going over a speed bump I heard a squeak in the back shocks: owner says she was told no biggie: I looked up shocks and struts online for about $140.00 but how long should it take a mechanic to change them
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I will be happy to answer that for you. Let me look it up in the labor guide that all repair shops have to go by...be right back.

Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

It calls for 2.1 hours labor to replace both rear struts. All you have to do is call the shop that will install them and ask them their labor rate because they all differ in price. Average is around $100 per hour.

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