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2005 cadillac deville oil leak

Started leaking about 2 months ago
got a $2500 repair estimate from the dealership today - ouch!
does the estimate sound feasible?

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  • tmatschek Dec 09, 2008

    Thanks for the quick response! You'll have to bear with - all I really remember was the $2500. They mentioned a slew of seals and stated they would have to pull the engine. I'll find out more tomorrow. Still - $2500? For an oil leak?

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    I need to know what they are doing to fix the leaks, what area's are leaking, rear main seal, valve covers, intake manifold, etc.

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It they have to pull the engine then yes there will be allot of labor time, that is where all money is going, but u can have this work done at any GM dealer, get another esimate.

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