If you bring in something for repair, you will not get a straight answer as to an estimate of the cost, even a rough estimate. Instead, you must pay $15 for someone to take a look at it. If you decide not to leave it there to be fixed, you lose the $15. If you decide to leave it there for fixing, the $15 are deducted from the price. But without a previous estimate he might charge you an arm and a leg for the repair, and you say okay no matter how much he wants from you, since you have already invested $15 that you don't want to lose. Either way he gets money out of you. The best thing is not to go there. Go to an honest place.