Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Audi 100

Audi 100 Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $984 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$812 to $1106
Labor: $210 -$320
Parts: $602 -$786
Average Dealer price
$1483 to 1944
Average Shop price
$1003 to 1315
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1992 Audi 100V6-2.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1017.72Shop/Dealer Price$1295.88 - $1958.85
1991 Audi 100L5-2.3LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1113.52Shop/Dealer Price$1424.02 - $2125.76
1993 Audi 100V6-2.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1002.78Shop/Dealer Price$1277.33 - $1929.18
1990 Audi 100L5-2.3LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1113.52Shop/Dealer Price$1423.86 - $2125.46
1994 Audi 100V6-2.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1031.86Shop/Dealer Price$1313.62 - $1987.23
1989 Audi 100L5-2.3LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$930.89Shop/Dealer Price$1195.22 - $1759.59
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Brandon
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Arrived early. Well equipped with correct tools for the job. Very sociable and explained everything he was doing. Didn't recommend unneeded service or repairs. Knew his way around my 2013 Audi like the back of his hand. Impressed with service, knowledge and ability.
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Very knowledgeable and courteous, when I showed interest in what he was doing he explained and pointed things out.
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Brikk was great. We asked him to change out the alternator on my sons Saab based on a noise he was hearing and also from a garage he took it to. They said the noise was the alternator and it was about to go. He did not get it done at that garage because they want over $800. Brikk listened for the noise but was not convinced it was the alternator. He said it was putting out what it was supposed to. Unfortunately on that day we were not able to produce the noise so Brikk said to contact him when its making the noise again because he would like to be sure. I don't think the noise has come back so far. Its my sons car so I have never heard it. So we are kinda waiting to see what happens but Brikk was great, informative. I like this service very much so far in the few time we have used it.
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All about Car AC Compressor Replacement

An AC system has many components: compressor, condenser, receiver dryer, evaporator, and hoses. The compressor, the “heart” of the car’s air conditioning system works like a pump taking refrigerant, (R-12 in older cars, R-134a in 1995 and newer cars) and pressurizing it, passing it along to the evaporator. The AC compressor has several moving parts (including pistons and valves). These internal parts can fail, causing the AC compressor to stop working. It is common for the internal parts of the compressor to come apart and disperse metallic debris throughout the system. Consequently, it is a requirement to replace the orifice tube and the receiver dryer when replacing the compressor since some of the debris may have ended up there. For an AC compressor to work, it needs a clutch, bearing, and an electrical connector. The clutch is driven by a drive/serpentine belt, which engages the compressor when you switch on the AC. The clutch can burn or the bearing can fail. If the bearing or clutch have failed, it is recommended that the compressor be replaced. Sometimes replacing the entire compressor with a remanufactured one can be cheaper than replacing an individual clutch or bearings. It is also common for the seals in the AC compressor to go bad. The compressor may start leaking refrigerant and/or the AC oil. If the seals no longer hold, you will need a new compressor, as the seals cannot be replaced. A compressor may also fail if there is sludge or debris in the air conditioning system. If there is sludge or debris, the hoses, evaporator, and condenser should be flushed to get rid of the contaminants. When it is not possible to flush the parts, you may need to replace those parts.

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