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I took my lexus to the shop for a oil pump the next day after getting my car out the engine blew. i had my car towed back to the shop he said i needed a new engine how much would one cost

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Seems the shop should take some responsibility here. if your pump went out and caused damage they should have informed you of this. engine for this is not cheap. check with jasper engines about a reman they have a good warranty on them. also call around for a used

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