Australian Probe Member
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Sydney, Australia
Re: '95 Probe - Head Gaskets
It certainly seems on the high side. Having said that, these are a twin cam, all alloy, multi-valve, V6 engine; with bugger all access.
Its always best to shop around for opinions & prices on Probes in OZ. Ford & Mazda dealers / specialists can do the work as the engine in the Probe is identical to those in V6 Telstars & Mazda 626 / MX6.
Does she have a particular problem or is this the 'diagnosis' from the mechanic. A well maintained motor is particularly reliable, despite its apparent complexity.
1997 Alpine Green Probe, 18mm Swaybar, Custom Yellow & Black Italian Leather Interior, CD Stacker, Yellow Wiper Blades, Ford Australia 75th Anniversary Sticker & Badge, PRD Wires & Sills
2008 Blue Ambition Mondeo XR5, Bluetooth for work