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2000 Toyota Camry CE 4dr Sedan Manual

2000 Toyota Camry
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
23 mpg city / 32 mpg hwy
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July 19, 2013, 6:33 pm


Question: Engine Replacement

I need to replace my Engine and Radiator (Overheated) I was told a "Used" engine would be used as well as a Brand New Radiator.
My question is what does a "Used Engine" go for? for a Toyota Camry 2000? Also what to mechanics charge for "Labor" I know Toyota Dealership charges $138 hr. for labor. Before I start callng local mechanics maybe a round about figure would give me some information.
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July 21, 2013, 9:33 am

Ron W
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You can get an estimate by clicking on the “repair cost calculator” link on this site, It’s under the “ Service and Repair” tab.
Check with a wrecking yard for prices on used engines. Most have a national look up service that is free and can give you a quote online. I use for most used parts.

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July 26, 2013, 2:23 pm


The Repair and Service calculator Shows in parts. I want to know for the whole engine. I don't know exactly was installed All I know it was a "Used Engine". I know nothing of what was put together io complete a engine. Thats why I am on Drivers Side I know nothing of parts labor etc(now divorced on my own). What do I do add all the parts up? I don't know which parts they bought or reused
.Once the used engine is installed How do you roll back the odometer to match the engine?
I was quoted $1500 for used engine...

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July 27, 2013, 10:55 pm

Ron W
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For a used engine price you would need to contact an auto wrecker. Most have national look up databases and should be able to quote a price online.

For the labor, just look up engine replacement and it should give you a ball park figure.

And it is illegal to reset the odometer. It is set the the vehicle, not to the engine.

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