Q: Timing cover leak

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Hello. Dealer states in 'needed repairs' section "timing cover leaking". Quoted $1,580.00. Car runs great! No stalls, hesitations or overheating. No hot burning odor. Haven't had to add oil. Drive up to 300 mi per wk; good mileage. Bought the car used in 2012 w/16k miles at this dealer & have had all work done there. Could there more be involved for that price? Thank You Kindly. Deb

My car has 120000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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