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I have a 1996 lincoln continental and my car is being repair for air shocks the cost is 3900.00 dollars. i feel that this price is to much what is the average cost for repairs.

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1.4 hours to replace rear air springs.

$89 a piece for the air spring bag at http://www.suncoreindustries.com/english-lincoln-continental-95-02-air-suspension.html

So, I think $3900.00 is high.

Posted on Jul 16, 2010

  • reliford55 Jul 16, 2010

    They're not replacing the air shocks with the conversion kit. they are replacing the front and rear air bags and the computer module and the car has being in the shop for three weeks, they just took it to the dealership for them to repair. now it's going to be another 3-5 days before i get my car back.

  • Duane Wong
    Duane Wong Jul 16, 2010

    If you scroll down it says that there are air spring bags available for that price I saw.



    However, if they're changing the other parts the price will be higher, especially at the dealer.

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