I had rack bushings done at Christmas. Cost went up from $175 to $300 because they didn't realize they'd have to take out the rack. Now it is leaking power steering fluid. Can't prove it, but it is something that shop did in my mind. Won't be seeing them again.
My car needs rack bushings. For about $40 each I can get the top and bottom set. Only thing is my mechanic insists I need washers and bolts (they get rusty in Ohio) which will set me back $30 from the dealer.
Oh and it needs struts but a guy from church got them from Pull A Part. So all told, the whole job will cost me $500, and $300 of that is labor, including $100 for the guy who went to pull a part! After all, I still come out saving $120 on the struts and more than $100 on the bushings!
Last edited by ladioffaith; 04-25-2012 at 10:12 PM.