Alright, so I basically know nothing about cars save for that they have four wheels and an engine. My right brake light went out recently so I brought it into my dealer to get it replaced as well as to receive a quote for general maintenance they say I need to perform every 10,000 miles.
The car in question is a 2003 Audi A4 1.8T with 48,000 miles and the itemized quote is as follows:
- General service including oil change, wiper fluid, hinge lubrication engine/light/diagnostic check -- $380
- Fix obstructed washer jet nozzle -- $45
- Fuel Injector -- $120
- Throttle Body -- $130
- Brake Flush -- $130
- Brake Light Bulb -- $60 (I'm assuming this includes labor, but not sure)
- Front Brakes (includes pads) -- $520
- Rear Brakes (includes pads) -- $440
As I don't have much automotive knowledge I have no idea how fair these prices are, but something tells me I'm being overcharged. Could anyone let me know what a decent price for any of these services is? I normally wouldn't mind doing repairs myself, but I'm insanely busy with work and school at the moment and would prefer to have it done by a third party. Thanks for any help, I really don't want to fork out $1700 if I don't need to.