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2001 Lexus IS 300 Base 4dr Sedan

2001 Lexus IS 300
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
18 mpg city / 23 mpg hwy
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May 10, 2010, 7:04 pm

Jennifer C

Question: HEadlight control module

I was given an estimate today for $2100 to replace a headlight control module and passenger side seatbelt this seems a little extreme doesnt it.

May 11, 2010, 4:03 pm

Ron W
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I don't have labor rates for those items, but the headlight module lists for about $1200. Loos like it's located under or around the bumper, so it shouldn't be that hard to change. As for the seatbelt, I have no prices for the part or labor, but looking at the diagram, I wouldn't think it would take more that 2 hours (it that) to change it. And most retractor type seat belt assemblies are in the $150 to $250 range.

So my best guess is your estimate is a bit high, but you really should ask for a breakdown on how much parts are and how much labor is for each repair. That will give you a better idea if the price is fair. And call a few shops, it never hurts to get a second estimate.

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