Strut Assembly Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Golf City

Volkswagen Golf City Strut Assembly Replacement costs $435 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$434 to $472
Labor: $266 -$304
Parts: $168
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$689
Average Shop price
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2007 Volkswagen Golf CityL4-2.0LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$447.26Shop/Dealer Price$547.75 - $725.08
2009 Volkswagen Golf CityL4-2.0LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$443.91Shop/Dealer Price$543.82 - $718.83
2008 Volkswagen Golf CityL4-2.0LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$443.91Shop/Dealer Price$543.65 - $718.53
2010 Volkswagen Golf CityL4-2.0LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$443.91Shop/Dealer Price$543.73 - $718.67
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Golf City Strut Assembly Replacement

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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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