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Old 01-24-2013, 02:12 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by MapBoy View Post
I blew a heater core in my 2001 f-150... was a $1150 job at the dealer, found a independent mechanic to do it for $800. It worked great for 6 months, and then leaked again - defective part. They warrantied the $50 part, but the $750 labor was all me, again. If it happens again, I'm headed to the nearest cliff to take care of it Thelma & Louise style...

Good luck with the repair... good thing it is not all that cold in MN in the dead of winter... oh, wait. Nevermind.
Your independant ass raped you. Parts suppliers will compensate labor to the garage. Sorry
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