What is a reasonable labor charge (flat-rat) to change out a transfer case in a 2001 Tahoe?

Asked by Apr 13, 2015 at 04:50 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Wondering how much I can expect to get charged (# of hours) on my 2001 Tahoe, 5.3 V8,
to change out the transfer case with a used unit.

2 Answers

13,145

Define reasonable? There is a given time set for the work. Multiply that time with the cost per hour. Joe's fix it all shop may be able to do it for less, but there is a reason his boys are not working where they can get more money. If you want to not have issues, go to a reliable place that offers a written guarantee. Sometimes spending more to fix it is really cheaper in the long run. Start with a Chevy dealer for the cost and go from there to compare pricing. If I know of a great garage to do the work and they are honest and reliable, and cost less, then I go there. Sometimes I go to the dealer for the expert work.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

No way to know. MOST shops charge according to a flat rate that is usually three- four times the actual time it takes to do the job-hence you are paying for their time to BULL-shit, drink coffee, play with the secretary, jack-off, or take a nap under the car at your expense. Times charged are not honest work times. A decent mechanic will be able to beat flat rate times by 50- 75 percent and still get rich doing it. What it amounts to is you are paying for their $ 30,000 Hot Rod as wellas making them a good living

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chevrolet Tahoe Questions

Chevrolet Tahoe Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 770
#2 Rowefast
Rowefast
Reputation 750
#3 Lucia Taylor
Lucia Taylor
Reputation 450
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Yukon
349 Great Deals out of 17,287 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Suburban
348 Great Deals out of 19,118 listings starting at $1,350
Used Cadillac Escalade
227 Great Deals out of 11,031 listings starting at $3,000
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,746 Great Deals out of 170,134 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford Expedition
396 Great Deals out of 25,342 listings starting at $1,750
Used Ford Explorer
830 Great Deals out of 75,041 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford F-150
2,247 Great Deals out of 209,704 listings starting at $1,499
Used Toyota 4Runner
281 Great Deals out of 20,895 listings starting at $1,995
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,043 Great Deals out of 74,229 listings starting at $950
Used GMC Yukon XL
262 Great Deals out of 12,159 listings starting at $1,999
Used Dodge Durango
265 Great Deals out of 23,165 listings starting at $1,500
Used GMC Sierra 1500
799 Great Deals out of 67,169 listings starting at $2,700

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 4WD For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 3,226 listings starting at $44,983
2016 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 4WD For Sale
27 Great Deals out of 888 listings starting at $37,717
2015 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 4WD For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 624 listings starting at $28,500
2014 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 4WD For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 216 listings starting at $20,000
2013 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 4WD For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 466 listings starting at $15,902