average cost of a engine rebuild


Asked by Dec 13, 2013 at 05:48 PM about the 2006 Jeep Wrangler Sport

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

so my poor jeep tj engine blew the garage we always go to is quoting 8000$ to rebuild the
engine i think that its a little overboard and they are trying to rip me off anyone know of the
average price to rebuild an engine

2 Answers

well you can make an offer on a front end wreck on ebay~ http://www.ebay.com/itm/05-06-JEEP-WRANGLER-ENGINE-4-0L-VIN-S- 8TH-DIGIT-/350650450231? pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&fits=Year%3A2006%7CMake% 3AJeep%7CModel%3AWrangler&hash=item51a4654137&vxp=mtr

Tom Demyan

Rebuilding is always more than replacing due to the labor involved. Is this a off-road vehicle with special parts being installed? A daily driver? A remanufactured engine (jasper) removed and reinstalled is $3-5K. Like the Judge mentions, a used motor is an option to save some coin.

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