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all repairs should be quoted and documented up front, any additions must be authorized before the shop does the repairs... however, unless they charged you $544.99 for an oil change, I wouldn't sweat it..:)

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Q: Should the car owner be responsible for paying for new oil and a filter when the head gasket timing belt and water pump are replaced - or is the mechanic to blame for this unexpected charge?
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