AC Compressor Replacement
The process to replace an air compressor may vary some depending on make and model, but there are some common steps between almost all vehicles. Read about the process below:
Step 1. – Check AC system pressure
Step 2. – Check for power and ground on compressor
Step 3. – Remove all refrigerant from a bad compressor
Step 4. – Uninstall the compressor, tubes, drier, and or expansion valve
Step 5. – Flush the system of debris and sludge
Step 6. – Install new compressor and parts
Step 7 – Recharge the system with refrigerant
Step 8 – Verify there are not leaks
Step 9 – Test the AC system for cold air and good flow
These are the general steps that our technicians follow when replacing an AC compressor. Some models and makes may have slight variations for the steps or extra steps. We stay current on all types of refrigerant, AC compressors, and equipment for all brands of cars, trucks, suvs, and vans.
Car AC Compressor Repair & Replacement Cost
The average cost of car ac compressor repair & replacement is around $889 with high costs around $1,100 and low cost around $600. However, specific costs will be determined on the make and model of your vehicle and how much labor is needed for the repair or replacement. *Disclaimer: These are not actual prices for your compressor repair or replacement. To get an estimate and learn how much your auto ac compressor repair or replacement will cost, schedule with Bridwell Automotive today!