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So I just did my 200k mile service.. It did include spark plugs.. it did not include differential fluid change because I had done not that long ago.

Water Pump $191.80
Coolant 38.16
Timing Belt 103.05
Acc Belt 45.95
Timing Tensioner 182.77
Spark Plugs 331.68
Oil Change 74.99
Labor 532
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Total approx $1500 I left some misc garbage out..
 

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oh my, you drive a lot. Would you care to share the list of the issues you've had with the truck? how often have you done transmission fluid changes?
 

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Wow, never seen anyone with 200,000 miles. Good job. It will be many years later for me if the Pilot lasts that long.
 

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Holy cow, very nice, Congrats on such a mileage. Honestly, I did not think 3rd gen Pilot can go that far , lol. you sure gave me lots hope to my 2017 Pilot with 30000 miles.

So far, this is the worse Honda I have ever owned (Broke down 3 times in my 1st and 2nd year of ownership, had to be towed 2X). Cross my fingers.
 

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Holy cow, very nice, Congrats on such a mileage. Honestly, I did not think 3rd gen Pilot can go that far , lol. you sure gave me lots hope to my 2017 Pilot with 30000 miles.

So far, this is the worse Honda I have ever owned (Broke down 3 times in my 1st and 2nd year of ownership, had to be towed 2X). Cross my fingers.
Yikes, that is a bummer. I have 80k on mine and it only had to get towed off my driveway literally after they replaced injectors because the tech left a wire loose or something. Was misfiring before I got home, called the dealer for another appointment and when I left the next day it would not start so they got a flatbed to pick it up. I have maybe 300 miles of off road driving with it.

So I just did my 200k mile service.. It did include spark plugs.. it did not include differential fluid change because I had done not that long ago.

Water Pump $191.80
Coolant 38.16
Timing Belt 103.05
Acc Belt 45.95
Timing Tensioner 182.77
Spark Plugs 331.68
Oil Change 74.99
Labor 532
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Total approx $1500 I left some misc garbage out..
At the dealer? Man my dealer charged me $1600 without spark plugs but also did an oil pump seal replacement which I think was an additional $120 of that $1600. I hope to have mine hit 200k miles. Currently at 80k and happy.
 

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Spark plugs $331.68?
 

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Spark plugs $331.68?
Majestic Honda charges $38/spark plug...totaling $228. If you factor in typical dealer ridiculous mark up, $331 isn't completely outrageous if you're the type that can stomach the dealer doing work on your car.

I don't like to do much work myself, but I hate dealerships because I always leave feeling like my car is on its last legs and about to break down--which makes sense because they want me to buy a new car. Finding and developing a relationship with a Honda/Acura specialist mechanic can save major money if you plan on keeping your car a long time.
Free pre purchase inspections, tons of advice over the phone, even if I'm doing the work myself and encounter a problem they are happy to walk me through it on the phone.

I admire people who can do all their car maintenance themselves, but I am not one of them. I guess it doesn't hurt enough when I pay the bill.
 

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Majestic Honda charges $38/spark plug...totaling $228. If you factor in typical dealer ridiculous mark up, $331 isn't completely outrageous if you're the type that can stomach the dealer doing work on your car.

I don't like to do much work myself, but I hate dealerships because I always leave feeling like my car is on its last legs and about to break down--which makes sense because they want me to buy a new car. Finding and developing a relationship with a Honda/Acura specialist mechanic can save major money if you plan on keeping your car a long time.
Free pre purchase inspections, tons of advice over the phone, even if I'm doing the work myself and encounter a problem they are happy to walk me through it on the phone.

I admire people who can do all their car maintenance themselves, but I am not one of them. I guess it doesn't hurt enough when I pay the bill.
RockAuto has OE spark plugs for $11.90 -5% + shipping × 6.
To save $270, I think I'd buy the right tools and watch a couple of YouTube videos. I know it's not for everyone, but this is an easy one. The OP was over charged.
 

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RockAuto has OE spark plugs for $11.90 -5% + shipping × 6.
To save $270, I think I'd buy the right tools and watch a couple of YouTube videos. I know it's not for everyone, but this is an easy one. The OP was over charged.
I think the price breakdown makes it seem more like a rip off. My local dealer would charge $1,500 to do all of that. If you get timing belt, water pump and tensioner it would be $1,200 and then spark plugs would bring it up to about $1,500. So not a good deal compared to independent mechanic, but pretty standard dealer price.

I've changed the spark plugs on my old Accord so I know how to do it and have the tools. I think mostly I don't have the confidence to do a lot of my repairs. I always worry about having a partially taken apart car sitting in my driveway.
 
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