Costs (Maintenance)


How Much Does Scheduled Service Cost?

It varies by dealer – sometimes by quite a bit.  Here are some prices that have
been reported by vaious owners.  When you have scheduled service work done at the
dealer, please add the cost to this page by clicking Edit on the tabs above.  Be sure to state the service work done, the
dealer name and location, and the price paid.  Thanks!

Service Location/Acura Dealer Price
15,000 mile scheduled New Jersey / ?
San Diego, CA / Hoehn
Illinois / Muller’s Northwest
$580 (w/tax)
$535
$535
15,000 + smog inspection,
coolant and hydraulic flush.
Northern CA / ? $785 total, $381 of it was for the 15k service
30,000 mile scheduled Northern CA / ?
San Diego, CA / Hoehn
Illinois / Muller’s Northwest
New England area
About $600
$850
$676
$1,200
37,500 mile scheduled Illinois / Muller’s Northwest $151
45,000 mile scheduled Illinois / Muller’s Northwest
Texas / Gillman
Texas / Southwest
Texas / John Eagle
$665
$525
$650 (quote)
$850 (quote)
52,200 mile scheduled Texas / Gillman $125
60,000 mile scheduled San Diego, CA / Hoehn
Illinois / Muller’s Northwest
Texas / John Eagle
Texas / Gillman
$1025
$775
$2200 (quote) (a)
$900
Replace all belts (no labor charge because it was done
during water pump recall job)
South Coast Acura $190 (parts only)
Timing belt, water pump, all other belts Midwest
San Jose, CA
$850
$1200 – 10% for good customers
$1275 quoted
Timing belt replacement only (no water pump) ? $700
Valve inspection/adjustment only South east / ? $248
Timing belt and water pump, all other belts (1999) CA / Keys Acura
CA / Torrance Acura
CA / Acura 101 West
$941 (quote)
$1400 (quote)
$1300 quoted, but agreed to match Key’s $941 price
Valve inspection/adjustment only (1999) PA / Davis Acura $259
Replace 4 CV boots (1999) PA / Davis Acura $157.36 parts, $414.00 labor

(a) This dealer wanted to change timing belt and water pump at 60k and included that in
their quote.  Acura recommends 90k for the timing belt and water pump.
 

Hourly Labor Rates By Location

State City Dealership Cost Last Updated
VA Roanoke Precision Acura $56/hr Oct. 1998
MO St. Louis   $76/hr Feb. 1999
IL Orland Park   $62/hr (approx.) 1998
IL Highland Park   $72/hr 1998
WI Brookfield Acura of Brookfield $63/hr (approx.) 1. 1998
     
  1. The effective rate for Brookfield is lower as they typically comp a bunch of time (most
  2.    "inspection" type tasks are free)

Sample Invoice

This invoice is from July ’98.
Valve adjustment
2 hours labor @ 56/hr = 112.00
1 gasket, cyl hd cvr = 17.00
6 gasket B, head cover @ 2.41 ea = 14.46
1 gasket, cyl hd cvr = 17.00
12 washer, head cover @ 3.76 ea = 45.12
Flush Cooling System
1 hour labor @ 56/hr = 56.00
1 coolant = 9.95
Change oil and filter w/ Mobil 1
.3 hours labor, check fluid
levels, belts, tires = 12.90
1 filter, oil = 9.75
1 washer (14mm) = 0.50
5 quarts Mobil 1 @4.95/qt = 22.95
Waste removal and shop supplies = 8.99
Labor = 180.90
Parts = 136.73
Misc. = 8.99
Tax = 6.55
Total = 333.17
Maintenance