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Old 09-09-2019, 07:44 AM   #1
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Cost to Replace aos?

I'm thinking of proactively replacing the aos before winter storage. Any ideas about the cost from inde?
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Old 09-12-2019, 12:42 PM   #2
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Should be less then 2 hours labor + part.
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Old 09-12-2019, 01:20 PM   #3
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I can change the AOS on my 03 S in 30 min easily. I would not buy one and then store the car. Buy one when you pull it out of storage or wait for it to fail.
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Old 09-12-2019, 02:13 PM   #4
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AOS is just around $120 and if u have a little knowledged to wrench, just replace it by yourself. And yes probably replace it later after winter.
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If it aint broke, don't fix it. If it fails--starts to smoke it won't damage anything if you promptly get it fixed. An Indie Porsche (german car shop) could probably get you a pretty close estimate. It's do able, but tough for fat old guys with ham hands, like me.
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Old 09-15-2019, 09:09 AM   #6
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Unless AOS is damaged, proactively changing oil, filter, and perhaps fuel filter, pollen filter, and air filter would be more effective in periodic maintenance.
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I can change the AOS on my 03 S in 30 min easily. I would not buy one and then store the car. Buy one when you pull it out of storage or wait for it to fail.
'03 and '04 sure is a much easier job than the earlier cars!
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Old 09-15-2019, 11:54 AM   #8
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Thanks for your thoughts. You gave an old, fat, bald guy with thick fingers some options to consider.
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Take off the right rear wheel and it is a 30 min job!
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