Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Audi A4 Quattro

Audi A4 Quattro Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $1201 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$843 to $1966
Labor: $322 -$792
Parts: $521 -$1174
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$1470 to 3269
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2012 Audi A4 QuattroL4-2.0L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1725.77Shop/Dealer Price$2211.79 - $3275.37
2005 Audi A4 QuattroV6-3.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1055.88Shop/Dealer Price$1368.83 - $1957.29
2002 Audi A4 QuattroL4-1.8L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1217.56Shop/Dealer Price$1568.86 - $2284.90
2008 Audi A4 QuattroV6-3.2LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1400.60Shop/Dealer Price$1818.65 - $2585.33
2008 Audi A4 QuattroL4-2.0L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1539.15Shop/Dealer Price$1969.14 - $2932.96
2002 Audi A4 QuattroV6-3.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1246.72Shop/Dealer Price$1606.60 - $2337.61
2005 Audi A4 QuattroL4-1.8L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1557.12Shop/Dealer Price$1993.96 - $2965.16
2010 Audi A4 QuattroL4-2.0L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1715.51Shop/Dealer Price$2199.76 - $3256.23
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Tien
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Tien did a great job and also performed a thorough inspection to show me what else my car needed done, properly illustrated with pictures of the damaged areas.
2009 AUDI A4 QUATTRO - OIL CHANGE
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Robert
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Robert was amazing. Diagnosed the problem quickly and got to work without wasting time. He was very courteous and professional and after fixing the issue took the car for a test drive to make sure everything's running smoothly.
2005 AUDI A4 QUATTRO - CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR REPLACEMENT
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21 years of experience
Excellent service and provided some great advice
2006 AUDI A4 QUATTRO - BRAKE PADS REPLACEMENT (REAR)
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Matthew
6 years of experience
Matthew was great, worked quickly but did a thorough inspection. Was very informative with any questions I had. Will be having him come back to make the repairs we discussed.
2002 AUDI A4 QUATTRO - CHECK COOLING SYSTEM
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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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