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I was given a quote of 2,350 (parts and labor) to replace…

I was given a...

I was given a quote of 2,350 (parts and labor) to replace "leaking rear shocks on my 2005 Boxster- this seemed very highly priced and wanted to see if it is reasonable

Mechanic's Assistant: How old are the hoses? And what driving conditions do you most often encounter?

Car has 45k miles - not driven a lot - not raed or anything- it is a weekend summer car

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Boxster yourself? What have you tried so far?

No- the quote i got was from a dealer

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how does it ride and handle? are they leaking or seaping?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I was told they are leaking

seems steep does it bounce in the rear or handle normal? sometime a shop will call seapage leakage as a scare tactic..if you bounce the rear suspension does it seem firm or very bouncey?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Firm

i would get a second opinion...its likley minor seapage if the rear suspension is firm and its a weekend car i would personally wait unit they are failed...

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
ok. thanks
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