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2001 Toyota Avalon XL w/Bench Seat 4dr Sedan (GS)

2001 Toyota Avalon
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Large
21 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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October 3, 2012, 6:12 pm

Bernard H
 

Question: check engine lite on

I have been told by my local mechanic to change all 3 O2 sensors: #1@50%, #2@40% and #3@55%, all for $2,868.00.
Is this correct price?


October 6, 2012, 9:41 am

Ron W
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That seems way too high.

And it isn't too likely all the sensors failed at the same time unless it is a problem that has been going on for a while that hasn't been looked at. A quick parts check shows the front O2 sensors are about $200 each and the rears are about $70 each. So three sensors sounds like it should be around $1000 or less. But I don't have the specifics of your issue or engine size so that is just a guess. That price sounds more like the price to change factory catalytic converters. And even at that, it sounds a bit on the pricey side.

I'd get a second opinion. You can also check our repair cost calculator for a general estimate of how much each sensor cost to replace.


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October 8, 2012, 3:58 pm

Bernard H
 

I will get a second opinion.
Thank You


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