i have a toyota corolla CE 2001 and my dealer is charging me just for the oil pan $720.

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Asked by Mar 04, 2015 at 06:08 AM about the 2001 Toyota Corolla CE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a toyota corolla CE 2001 and my dealer is charging me just for the oil pan $720.
i don't have any problem with the gasket or any other thing. i just have an old oil pan
that need to be replace because of leaking from the sealing they have to double
washer everytime to make sure it won't leak. but i went online and look for an oil pan
for 100 buck or under i mean just the oil pan including something else i have to pay
seperately. but i really need to know if this dealer is just over charging for something is
not a big problem. please help

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$100 online is probably an aftermarket brand. Most shops will add 100% to their parts witha warranty, so $200 max is what I would pay for the pan itself. Find another garage to replace your pan.

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Retail is $117.80 for the oil pan (googled online Toyota parts). It is possible the rest is for labor, but I think it is only a 1 to 2 hour job. Go to the parts department at your dealership and ask what the price is for an oil pan for your vehicle. Most dealer repair shops sell installed parts for full retail plus labor.

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The official labor time for changing the oil pan per Toyota is 2.6 hours. So @ $100 = $260 labor (dealer rates) The pan from Toyota, dealer price is exactly what Bob said, let's call it $118. Gasket $18. (BUT some don't even use a gasket, only high-temp silicone)260+118+18=$396 -Now, 4.2 quarts of oil+ filter $60. 396+60= $456. Either you forgot to tell us something Tony, or they are ripping you off. The only reason it take 2½ hours is because the exhaust has to come apart to get the pan out. Dorman, a reputable importer and manufacturer of aftermarket parts sells a brand new pan for $55

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52,045

Is a towing charge involved in this? Also the parts catalog listing for an oil pan says *except high output*, not sure about that, but pretty sure your Corolla is just a standard CE model.

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They didn't offer the High Output in 2001 Bob. You're right, there was only one engine available for the 2001 CE. 1.8L 1ZZ FE.-- The 1.8L HO was only offered for 2005 and '06 and never for the CE

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Thanks for the answer guys i do appriciate it. They know i have no knowledge. But i have people knowledge. And you guys help me well and i save 60%.

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No they just gave me a paper that said 720 for oil pan and i have not a problem with this car. So i was clueless so im curious if this guys intended to make the hole really loose so i have to replace it to them. Im glad i ask you guys thanks for the help

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Bob i didnt have to get it towed its still functioning its just they wont touch my car again if it has a leaking issue before so they gave me a estimate for the oil pan.

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Yes i think bob its the standard nothing special. I have no idea about that theres a different on engine even the same model. Wow i can do plumbing but cars are not my area so i really don't know the difference. But thanks for all the answer.

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I just looked up the price for the HO engine oil pan and it is the same. My thinking was that they might have priced the wrong pan, but pretty sure now they are trying to get into your pocket. I am a former Ford parts man and it is easy sometimes to quote the wrong price especially when you get in a hurry.

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