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How much does it cost to fix a broken shifter cable?

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How much does it cost to fix a broken shifter cable?

Pete :

Hi and welcome to Just Answer.I will try and assist you today with your question.Please don't click on accept unless you feel satisfied with my assistance here.

Pete :

The quote I have on the shifter cable for this vehicle here is about $65 for the cable and right at 2 hours labor to have replaced,labor costs vary from dealer to dealer.

Pete :

Let me know if you need anything else,click accept if you feel satisfied with your answer as this is how I get credited for my time,Thanks Pete!

Customer:

Am I allowed to ask for a range of labor costs? or is that additional cost?

Pete :

The labor cost for the cable is right at 1.8 hours,do you need a different quote on something else?

Customer:

no, I don't know what the range is on labor. Is it usually $20-100 per hour?

Pete :

Yes,usually around $100 per hour at most shops and dealers now.

Pete :

some are less then this around 60 to 80 per hour and some are more around 120 per hour

Pete :

You would have to contact a shop to get a quote on their labor in your area to find out for sure.

Customer:

okay, thank you. that helps. Have a great day.

Pete :

You as well.

Pete and 3 other Saturn Specialists are ready to help you
Let me know if you need anything else with your question asked or anything else in the future.Thanks Pete!