Q: Q: Throttle Body

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My mechanic at Virginia Tire and Auto stated to me that I needed my throttle body replaced which is what I thought however he said the part alone would cost 500 dollars before labor which I think is not accurate. Does this seems high rather high to you? Thanks.

My car has 85000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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