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Old 01-21-2014, 12:58 PM
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Default Vehicle service...Am i getting ripped off?

Went in for a simple oil change and they gave me a list of services. My mileage is at 20,955 and my dodge dealership says i need Differential service($289) Throttle body service($189) and PCV Service($189) I am nnot questioning the service but the pricing, are the accurate? too high? and can you shed any light on what these services are for and if they are needed.

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At 20,000 your truck should be due for nothing more than an oil change, Remember every time these advisors sell you on something they make commission.
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check your warranty manual, yes you are getting ripped off.
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I live on long island, NY so things are generally more expensive. Are these numbers just high cause of where i live? What do you all pay
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As said before, you should need no more then an oil change.
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great, thanks all!
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Agree with everyone else. What a ripoff. Follow your manual and take it somewhere else if you can.
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STEALERSHIPS, your hard earned money does better at a local ase shop. Start a relationship with a local shop. I take coffee to my shop and chit chat with them every now and then and it's just a nice thing to do. When you got something wrong and can't fix it yourself they tend to help out.
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A service advisors job is to add 2 lines of service to every customer that comes in. Follow your owners manual and go somewhere else.
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I go to Stony Plain Dodge here where I live. No gimmics

I've got 65k on mine and been doing nothin but oil change every 10k for synthetic.
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