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I need to replace the a valve and i want o know how much it…

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I need to replace the a valve and i want o know how much it will cost

Mechanic's Assistant: Okay, I'll connect you to the mechanic to go over that cost for your car. Before I do, is there anything else you want him to know?

The car with the valve issue is being sold for 650 i wnat to know if its worth it to buy the car and just replace the valve or skip the purchase entirely

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What type of car? Thanks.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
its a 96 honda accord. https://columbia.craigslist.org/cto/d/1996-honda-accord/6273413263.html
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Its being sold for 650. 1996 Honda Accord trimming belt broke, we replaced the belt. It has bent valve #3 cylinder.
It still runs and drive but it has a skip,bad valve in cylinder head...transmission good.. can hear run..$650...I want to know if its worth it to buy the car, since its so cheap, and just replace whatever parts may be wrong or broken with it. idk if its cheaper to go this route or to just skip the purchase. How much would it be by your estimation to replace a bent valve

Did you plan to do the work yourself?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
No, I would take it to an auto mechanic shop

It probably isn't worth buying. It is about a 8 hour job to replace and around $300 in parts so you would be looking at around $1200 total for repair. Let me know if you have questions, thanks.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
i had a feeling but i wanted a professional opinion. sucks that i'm out of $26 dollars but at least you're fast with responses lol. thank you.

Wish I had better news, if you have questions about a different vehicle feel free to reply to this answer and I'll answer another one without additional charge. Thanks.

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