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Engine has totally failed at 118,000 miles and must be completely rebuilt, cost estimated at at least 4,500 dollars, parts and labor. car has had impeccable maintenance over the years.

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    Terry Tate Mar 16, 2011

    Sorry, if I didn't see the question in here. If you are wondering if this is an appropriate amount for an engine rebuild? Yes, it is. I would try to see if you can source a used motor from another car and have that replaced. I drive a 1999 BMW M3 and 4,500 is around the rebuild cost of a failed motor on my car. Luckily a used motor can be found on mine for around 3,000 dollars so you may want to call around.

    Expensive repairs are the blight of any european car owner. Good Luck.

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Im with you on this,this engine does not need a complete overhaul,i suspect a garage that is taking the ....,get another garage to take a look ,these engines give little bother and i have not heard of any giving major trouble.You dont give me the background/story as to what happened before this problem accourd,please let me know the history,adrian

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