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Hi, car has failed mot today on nearside and outside rear outer suspension component mounting prescribed area excessively corroded.

Have been quoted 10-15 hours labour 😣 Does this sound right? 

Have owned the car since 2004/2005 - is it worth saving? 
 

Thanks 

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Morning Michelle

Welcome to the Forum 

It would depend on whether the rust is in the sub frame or the body if it is in the cars body shell it will take a lot of work and once the rot is there it is difficult to stop. If it is the subframe that can be replaced

15 hours labour at (a guess here) say £80 ph is £1200 + parts + Vat so I suppose you have to measure that against cost of a replacement and how much you love the car

Hope this helps

Dave

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Thanks for your reply Dave, I’ll give the garage a call as they haven’t stated if it’s in the subframe or body. 
That should help me make up my mind. The car has sentimental value as it belonged to my late parents, but can’t let heart rule head 😔

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