1. A big cannistor thing that looks very much like the fuel pump that it sits by at the back of the car underneath right hand side. There is a shroud cover thing to take off and that gives access to the mounting bracket for the replacement of the whole canistor thing. I would say this could cost the $110 you quote...?
2. A small inline fuel filter is also located on the inlet fuel pipe into the fuel distributor. It is a tiny brasss thing with a gauze filter thing inside. There are two pipes to the fuel distributor, one inlet and one outlet - Not sure which is which, just try one, if it is not that it must be the other. This might cost the $14-18 you quote....?
If it was the rear fuel filter, I just had mine replaced as well and I purchased the Mann filter for about $75 (it was 47 euros) at the parts shop. Had fun getting it installed as the old one had cracked and was spilling fuel everywhere.
It was a puriflux although we used the garage lift i had to wait 2 hours then do the work myself as the mechanic i gots useless it took just under 20min & he charges 32Euros an hour
10 euros for the work & 30for the filter sounds possible
The prices do vary normally i know in advance the price,this time i was really in a hurry i thought it would have cost about 26 euros as the other fuel filters for injection were about that price without discount
I really hate being ripped off.in this case if i go somewhere else hell loose my custom and i have 4 Renaults!Id just asked him to gas my aircon 90 euros and change the disc pads on the front of the mercadies
Its pouring with rain & my garage is a mess changing pads is quick, those jobs will go else where. over the year he will loose far more than he cheated me for one oil change is enough
I spoke to the garage,firstly i asked at a more costly "big town" garage what a fuel filter would cost,36euros
The garage was i bit odd,hes normaly ok,i ask him if he hadent made a mistake,he said of course not,then took his calculater added half an hours work tax came to 54€
Next he added a bit more more tax got to 59€ i dident say anything about him not giveing a receipt as it had been a satuarday when i paid he said " you dont want a bill" so he dident pay the 21% TVA
I smiled as he couldent get to 66.77 € !!he then said if you dont agree dont come hear?Very odd as i have 4 Renaults & always go to his garage!
I wonder if he has problems?A few days ago he shouted at his wife,upset the oldest mechanic who is wonderful i have a fifth Renault a 1959 Renault estafette which was make well into the 70s and ask him when something thats hard to get to needs doing or just advice!
In France if you work more than 35hours you pay no or less tax anyway theres a benifit,his mechanics now work from 8am until 19.00pm with one hour for lunch.Includeing Satuarday!!!!
I thought they would close monday as others do but their open even more odd they all work the 6 days & are showing signs of stress,I wont give them more work but it is odd he dident just give me a 10 euro credit & go on as normal?
Not long ago he changed a thermostat then a switch.The switch wasent broken that cost 12€ he asked if i wanted to put the old one back i said it was ok i wonder if his bank is being difficult?
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