91 200 water pump - repair costs

Fundsalo Racing fundsaloracing at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 20 04:48:58 EST 2002

Sounds mebbe a little high. I just paid <$500 for
timing belt, roller, WP, all quality belts, anti-f and
labor inclusive. I suspect parts prices and labor vary
considerably in different geographic areas. We also
have no sales or service taxes here in NH, USA (Live
Free or Die) and that helps to keep prices down a bit

--- Phil Rose <pjrose at frontiernet.net> wrote:
> >--
> >[ Picked text/plain from multipart/alternative ]
> >I'm learning real fast, i.e. the hard way, that I'm
> gonna have to
> >get me a Bently manual and start doing my own
> repairs...  I just
> >paid $823.09 for the replacement and of the
> following;  aux water
> >pump, water pump, timimg belt, fan belt, belt
> tensioner bearing, 20v
> >stat, 2 misc. belts, 1 hose, a little anti freeze
> and mineral oil.
> >did I get ripped off?  Go ahead, be candid!  I can
> take it.
> Hi Mike,
> Doesn't sound to me as if that was way out of line.
> Since I don't
> know where you're located I have no idea about what
> typical hourly
> rates might be in your area. I assume the work was
> not done by a
> dealer. Around here there are some good independent
> shops charging
> $60/hr (or less). Assuming about 5 hrs labor
> @$70/hr, your shop
> charged about a 50% markup on the parts--relative to
> their cost if
> obtained by you (mail order from TPC, etc.) It's
> unlikely anyone
> would have done that job (labor/parts) for much
> under $700. Doing it
> yourself might have saved about $500 (from what you
> paid.) Worth
> getting the Bentley anyway--just to help you
> understand the car and
> do troubleshooting.
> Phil
> --
> Phil Rose				Rochester, NY
> '91 200q	(130 Kmiles, Lago blue)
> '91 200q   (57 Kmiles, Tornado red)
> 	mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net
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