average price for replacement of front main bearing seal?

Asked by Feb 11, 2007 at 12:46 AM about the 1987 Dodge Colt

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

What is the average price (including labor fees) for replacement of the front main bearing seal? It is leaking a lot of oil. Will it cost more than what the car is worth? It only has 47,000 miles on it.

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Hello, The price depends in some part on your location, so I would call around to a couple of Dodge dealers and unaffilliated mechanics to get an accurate number. The front main bearing seal is generally less than a rear one ($900 difference in my Volvo). I would estimate this repair would cost $200, but the only way to get an accurate estimate is to talk directly to the mechanic. Best of luck! CarGrrl

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