2012 Toyota Corolla, my service center is saying my car needs some kind of plastic discs for the alignment which jacks up the price of the alignment to over $400.00 because they said the have to cut these discs?

Asked by Sep 29, 2014 at 11:28 PM about the 2012 Toyota Corolla LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my service center is saying my car needs some kind of plastic discs for the alignment which jacks up the price of the alignment to over $400.00 because they said the have to cut out these discs? I'm not sure if that means they are fabricating the parts or what?

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115

go to an independant front end alighnment guy (whose "on the bit with good reputation ) and get a second opinion

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33,805

Ditto to the above. That sounds a bit............ odd.

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237,255

Alignment should be no more than $100.

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115

too much $ for alignment get 2nd/3rd opininion as the caster/camber are basic things to repair and plastic washers ??

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I know what they are talking about and don't do it. It's a fix like putting sawdust in a differential, will work for a week then fall apart--- they can't get it aligned because something is way off and they are shims. May as well use duct tape. You may have a bent tie-rod because those discs are used for toe-- not caster--- not camber

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