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Depending on who you get it's about a 6 hour job to do it right and you want to replace the head bolts and timing belt as you do it...Gasket kit on eBay-$46, timing belt and tensioner $56, and bolts around $50 at Advance Auto Parts....the belt and tensioner is $89 at Advance and the gaskets are almost $200 so go with eBay...I actually did mine last week...The engine mount is the worst part of the job if you have air tools...The job at a dealer will run about $400-800 depending for labor and then the parts another $500 or more....local garage, about $550 for parts and labor, at least here in KY.

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