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I am on a quest for reliability and validity in car diagnostics. Due to a flat tire, the shop 1 fixed the tire and recommended tie rods, alignment, air filter & fuel induction service for $557. Next Shop 2 recommended front pads and rotors & also a lo cont are. bush for $690. Shop 3 recommended front struts and rear shocks for $600.3 hours ago clear



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Kirsten Kim Loutzenhiser I am on a quest for reliability and validity in car diagnostics. Due to a flat tire, the shop 1 fixed the tire and recommended tie rods, alignment, air filter & fuel induction service for $557. Next Shop 2 recommended front pads and rotors & also a lo cont are. bush for $690. Shop 3 recommended front struts and rear shocks for $600. Kim in Tampa

Is it really necessary to waste all of that bandwidth on non-related nonsense from Facebook or some other social networking site?

But, to return to the question that I think you are asking, these three shops have recommended such drastically different procedures that it is impossible for us to know what is actually wrong with your car.

However, I will say that the "fuel induction service’ is almost surely bogus. But, maybe you really do need tie rods, an air filter, and alignment. Regarding shop #2, maybe you really do need front brakes. Regarding shop #3, maybe you really do need struts and shocks. We can’t tell from a distance.

Instead of the Facebook gobbledegook, how about listing the actual symptoms that you are experiencing with the car, and also listing the model, the model year, the odometer mileage, and the maintenance history–in detail–of the car?

At this point, you have given almost no information of value, and a HUGE amount of worthless lines of “information”.