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Old 03-08-2013, 08:14 AM   #1
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Radiator problem

Do you think 341 dollars is a lot for a radiator and install?

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Old 03-08-2013, 08:20 AM   #2
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No. labor rate for R&R radiator is 1.8 hr. for manual transmission, add .2 for automatic. Labor around here is around $85 an hour (that's what I charge) so for a manual trans. radiator R&R your looking at $153 labor. If my cost on the radiator is say $150, I'll charge about $230 for it (list price).. Add anti-freeze/ coolant @ $18 a gallon..

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Old 03-08-2013, 08:22 AM   #3
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Sounds about right. Make sure price includes a flush of the lines/core before they install the new one. Don't want any debris flowing into the new radiator.
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Old 03-08-2013, 04:03 PM   #4
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Now I have a big oil leak. I hope it's from them then they will fix it
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Old 03-08-2013, 04:34 PM   #5
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About the only oil leak that could stem from a radiator replacement is if you have an automatic transmission and there's a leak at one of the cooler lines at the bottom of the radiator.
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Old 03-08-2013, 05:26 PM   #6
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I think you are right. I got it back they said it was a loose fitting
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Old 04-09-2013, 05:52 PM   #7
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Now my problems are worse official got the death wobble its pretty bad.but the good news it's been diagnosed as the track bar. Unfortunately it's gonna cost me some coin
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Old 04-15-2013, 05:21 PM   #8
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Well got it fixed today definitely living up to the jeep name. Just empty every pocket.
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Old 04-17-2013, 07:17 PM   #9
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It's back. What else can it be?
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Old 04-20-2013, 07:57 AM   #10
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Well a new set of 31's helped me out tremendously

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