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Power steering keeps going out on 2006 hhr

\015 My son bought this car from a private owner. He has had it for 9 months. $8,000 is still owed on it and today he paid for a diagnostics test from the dealer. After a $400 part and a $200 part and labor totaling $1400. to get it back on the road. Anything else he can do to make sure he really needs to dish out all that money?\015 Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 22-01-2018

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What parts were stated that needed replacement? If an estimate was given, it should state this info on the estimate. Dealerships usually get approx. $95 - $125 an hour just for labor costs, and if a job takes several hours to perform, this can get quite expensive especially when parts are fit into the total bill. I'm also assuming there was not a transferable warranty. You can take it to a private garage for a second opinion also.
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