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vx major service + did i get skinned?

brova

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Just got a VX exec on Monday and thought i'd do the right thing and do a major service on it, plus it had a broken engine mount so got that done too.
somehow i feel that i got ripped off...
major service 400$
coolant flush 90$
break fluid flush 90$
engine mount 250$

alll up i got no change from 900$ , does this sound fair to you?
 

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I don't see anything majorly over the top here. Maybe a little rich on the service, but I've seen people pay more for the mounts though.
 

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On a workshop hoist the mount should not take more than 20 minutes plus cost of new mount. Genuine or after market? $250 seems a bit rich. My daughters VZ costs $385 for major service so maybe a bit high.
Brake fluid flush is $50 at my mechanics and if the coolant flush included new coolant, not too bad
 

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Just got a VX exec on Monday and thought i'd do the right thing and do a major service on it, plus it had a broken engine mount so got that done too.
somehow i feel that i got ripped off...
major service 400$
coolant flush 90$
break fluid flush 90$
engine mount 250$

alll up i got no change from 900$ , does this sound fair to you?
Sounds about right mate, maybe a little much on the service, but that depends on what they had to change/fix
 

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Engine mount costs about $30 on ebay, $220 for labour is a bit over the top on that.
 

Mick1988

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Too many to list......
Actually depends on which engine mount isn't one harder to get to than the other?? What did they change in the service? Did it include plugs and leads?
 

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IMHO unless you cannot do the work yourself due to lack of skill, time, tools etc. all mechanics bills are too high, frankly.
 

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Engine mount costs about $30 on ebay, $220 for labour is a bit over the top on that.
Workshops dont generally get parts from ebay.
 
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