my daughter went in for a cracked manifold i think..She hit a lot of potholes driving in NY on a new job..they estimated $500, she called me from the shop, i said ok & wired her money. When they had the car apart, they found all these other things needed, struts, etc totalling $2,000.
I told her have them put the car back together & take it elsewhere, which she did. They lost the job and all future business from myself and family who have been going there for many yrs.
This was the Pep boys on rte 18 in e.Brunswick NJ.