What's a Reasonable Hourly Labor Rate for an Auto Mechanic?

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Hourly labour rates for auto mechanics can vary according to region, reputation, and level of expertise. In most areas, $80 to $100 per hour is a reasonable rate. In addition, all auto shops, dealers included, will charge MSRP on parts, so it's best if you seek those out yourself and have them in hand before you have the labour performed.
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IT does vary from shop to shop. The dealerships charge more than a local uncertified shop. The best and most logical way to find out is to call around and talk to a few owner/operators
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There are several main factors that determine labor rates. Dealerships are generally more expensive than independent repair shops. One of the main reasons is because consumers see
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Clutch repair for the DIY is roughly 4.5 hours, shop time is 2.5 hours.
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