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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I would like to get advice on the issue I am having with this generator
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Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 1 month ago

What is the problem and what kind of estimate are you getting?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Hi, I have a Kohler gas generator, model 30RZ82 and my radiator is leaking badly. Looks like the radiator needs to be replaced and the estimate I got was almost $2500. I know I can buy the parts (OEM radiator and new hoses) for about $750. I am pretty handy and was thinking about trying to do the installation myself. Do you happen to know how complicated this type of job generally is (installing a new generator)? Is this a do-it-yourself type project for someone who is handy (e.g. I change my own brakes on my car for instance)? if too complicated, is $1400 for labor a reasonable charge?
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Sorry, I can't talk right now, but perhaps we can set up a call for when we are both available? Alternatively, we can just do this via messaging?
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 1 month ago

The radiator is not a complicated job. I would like to think that a good handy person could do it. As for labor charge, seems pricey, but with the service call. and labor rates over $100 hour, it adds up quick! I would think it is in line with other companies in the service business.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
can I reach back out to you to set up a call to discuss?
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If you like.

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