Strut Assembly Replacement Estimate for BMW 318i

BMW 318i Strut Assembly Replacement costs $587 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$537 to $665
Labor: $224 -$352
Parts: $313
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$924 to 1036
Average Shop price
$658 to 758
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1992 BMW 318iL4-1.8LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$646.68Shop/Dealer Price$843.15 - $1181.01
1997 BMW 318iL4-1.9LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$556.41Shop/Dealer Price$721.21 - $1031.79
1996 BMW 318iL4-1.9LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$556.41Shop/Dealer Price$720.96 - $1031.35
1998 BMW 318iL4-1.9LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$556.41Shop/Dealer Price$721.08 - $1031.56
1993 BMW 318iL4-1.8LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$646.68Shop/Dealer Price$843.24 - $1181.16
1995 BMW 318iL4-1.8LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$646.68Shop/Dealer Price$843.11 - $1180.95
1994 BMW 318iL4-1.8LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$648.24Shop/Dealer Price$845.77 - $1185.31
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He seems professional. I paid for the lights to be addressed and they are all still on including a low engine oil light. He said he would return to check it out further after his next appointment but I did not hear back from him. I was told by BMW that the power steering fluid needs to be drained, flushed and refilled. He sucked it out with a hose twice and this will not ensure that the oil that was accidentally placed in there would be completely removed. I am no mechanic but I am going off of what BMW told me. I wanted to get a lot more work done. I want all the lights to be addressed and fixed so I started with the check engine lights to be looked at and not just reset. I want everything to be fixed. Thank you
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Peter was a blessing to have my car checked by him, he was very honest and I would have love him to complete the job for me but unfortunately there was a transmission issue that only BMW specialist can do it;. I would love to call him back for future car maintenance that I may need again.
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Very happy. I booked a ball joint replacement that a tire store told me I needed. Clarissa checked and that was not really what the car needed; it needed a control arm bushing instead. I appreciate the honesty and saving me from work I did not need. Clarissa was easy to talk to and work with.
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All about Strut Assembly Replacement

The strut assembly, an essential part of your car's suspension system, is attached to the front wheels and is used to absorb road shock, providing a smooth ride. Most cars made after 1995 have shock absorbers in the rear and strut assemblies in the front suspension. Older cars may have shock absorbers at all four wheels. Faulty or damaged struts affect the ride comfort as well as the braking effectiveness. The strut assembly, located in the front or rear of the car, is basically a shock absorber with a spring coil for additional support. The front wheels have the extra weight of the engine and need extra support to absorb shock from the road. The shock absorber has a piston and a cylinder that contains a gas or liquid substance. The spring is attached to the piston. When you drive over a bump, the piston inside the cylinder moves up and down against the gas/fluid and the spring, absorbing the shock from the bump. The strut assembly takes a beating over time, especially on bumpy roads. It will eventually start leaking the gas/liquid, leaving you with an unstable or rugged ride. With worn out struts, it is possible that the tires could lose contact with the road and/or the tires will wear out prematurely.

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