Random thoughts: Overpaying by 400% for years.

Car servicing and repair, is what I am talking about.

 
I have always gone to the authorized dealer for servicing and repair. I wanted a peace of mind. The fact that one of my friends had a bad experience with cheaper workshop also created my bias.
 
Yesterday, my car’s air-con was spoilt. I drive it back to Buneo Motors. I was told it was most probably a coil problem. I was quoted $2300 after discount. Although the price is ridiculous, I am still willing to go along with it, as it has become my habit and I thought since I am renewing my car, I might as well get the original part.
 
Deep inside, I am wondering why it cost so much, since a system 2-3 air con cost the same.
 
What broke my back is I was told that since I did a walk-in, my car will be …

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