Special Report

The Most Expensive States to Fix Your Car

Bridge in downtown Chicago, Illinois
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40. Illinois
> Total cost of repairs:
$372.25
> Avg. labor cost: $147.56 (12th lowest)
> Avg. parts cost: $224.69 (15th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in poor condition: 9.8% (21st highest)

Detail of a mechanic at work on car engine
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39. Nebraska
> Total cost of repairs:
$373.26
> Avg. labor cost: $149.48 (20th lowest)
> Avg. parts cost: $223.78 (12th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in poor condition: 6.6% (22nd lowest)

New River Gorge Bridge
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38. West Virginia
> Total cost of repairs:
$374.41
> Avg. labor cost: $149.85 (22nd lowest)
> Avg. parts cost: $224.56 (13th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in poor condition: 5.4% (17th lowest)

French Quarter at night
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37. Louisiana
> Total cost of repairs:
$381.21
> Avg. labor cost: $154.14 (17th highest)
> Avg. parts cost: $227.07 (16th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in poor condition: 18.1% (9th highest)

Philadelphia skyline - Pennsylvania - USA United States of America
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36. Pennsylvania
> Total cost of repairs:
$381.21
> Avg. labor cost: $147.92 (15th lowest)
> Avg. parts cost: $233.29 (20th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in poor condition: 12.1% (16th highest)

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