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Brought my 2003 CR-V in for oil change & was told needed rear brakes, rotors, differential fluid change. Cost brakes & rotors $485, differential $285. Sounds high to me. Is it? At auto repair shop, not dealer. Dealer much less!

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Lots of eork for an 03 . SECOND OPINION!!!

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