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Hi,

I'm a new owner of a 2005 Passat B5.5 GLX V6, and it needs a full timing belt service, valve cover/cam chain tensioner gaskets, an o-ring for the engine oil cooler, and probably a new PCV hose & valve. I've spoken with some mechanics around the Mobile/Pensacola area where I live, and they want to charge around $2000-2500 to do everything, which I'm sure is the "book price", and entirely too high for the work that it needs. So are their any enthusiasts, DIYers, or good independent mechanics around the Mobile/Daphne/Fairhope/Pensacola area that I should be speaking to? I need to get my car fixed because oil is dripping onto the exhaust manifold, and the water pump has a decent-sized leak. I'm tired of leaving my car at independent mechanics that employ this "book price" scam, and I need to get my car back on the road.

Thanks!
 
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