Q: Is the pricing below fair? And can I drive the van?

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Hi Scott,

I took my mom's van into a service station because the check engine light had come on. The evaporator canister was replaced for $702 + the computer fee. I picked up the van and was told there are 3 more things wrong: 1) Oil Pan Reseal and Gasket for $399; Tie Rod Left Out Replacement for $658 and Swaybar Link Both Sides for $1032 for a new total of $2214.34 on top of the $750 I have already spent. Is this normal, fair? What do you recommend? What can you offer? Thanks so much. Genie

My car has 54000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Also, is it safe to drive the van? Specifically, can I drive the van from MD to NC to go home for Thanksgiving?

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