Q: I need to know if I am being ripped off

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I am having a mechanic work on my car, I am getting a solenoid changed out that controls the timing chain and or cams. I feel as though I am being jerked around and want to know how long it should be taking to change out the part. I am aware the top end is probably going to be taken apart for this job possibly.

My car has 144000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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