Re: Calling all mechanics
On Tue, 12 Apr 2005 16:35:20 -0400, "ITAN" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>I drive a 1998 Escort ZX2 & need the following repaired/replaced:
>- I have a problem with my VCT (variable cam timing). I need the soleniod
>gear & bolt replaced (code P1380 & P1381).
>- timing belt replaced
>The Ford dealership quoted me aprox. $1700. I've called other mechanics
>for 2nd & 3rd opinions & no one will touch this repair. They are all
>telling me that it is too big of a job & they do not want to be liable.
>It has also been suggested that I consider replacing all pulleys, water
>pump & oil solenoid while they're in there.
>Does anyone know how much this should cost & if my only resort is getting
>it fixed at a dealership?
sounds like a deal to
i have done lots
u bought the pos
and all other tecks know ford is CRAP
so they dont want to touch it