Audi A4 Car AC Compressor Replacement at your home or office.

Our mobile mechanics offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Estimate price near me

Service Location

customer ratings

(368)

Included for free with this service

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

customer ratings

(368)

Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Audi A4

Audi A4 Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $1511 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2009 Audi A4L4-2.0L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementEstimate$3147.43Shop/Dealer Price$3948.52 - $5960.38
2007 Audi A4V6-3.2LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementEstimate$2319.30Shop/Dealer Price$2913.88 - $4281.96
2006 Audi A4L4-2.0L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementEstimate$2920.26Shop/Dealer Price$3660.21 - $5601.35
2017 Audi A4L4-2.0L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementEstimate$2868.79Shop/Dealer Price$3533.53 - $5335.32
2018 Audi A4L4-2.0L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementEstimate$3201.33Shop/Dealer Price$3949.47 - $6000.87
2008 Audi A4L4-2.0L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementEstimate$2923.56Shop/Dealer Price$3664.33 - $5607.95
2004 Audi A4V6-3.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementEstimate$2157.82Shop/Dealer Price$2698.77 - $4026.63
2000 Audi A4V6-2.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementEstimate$1957.17Shop/Dealer Price$2452.92 - $3581.44
Show example Audi A4 Car AC Compressor Replacement prices

Car AC Compressor Replacement Service

What is the AC Compressor all about?

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.

Keep in mind:

This service comes with receiver dryer and orifice tube. It is very common for metals from the compressors to go throughout the system and get caught in different components. If the compressor is replaced without the dryer and the orifice tube, it will ruin the new compressor and it will not be covered by the warranty from parts manufacturers.

How it's done:

  • Check for pressure in the AC system.
  • Check for power and ground at the compressor.
  • If compressor is found to be faulty, remove all of the refrigerant.
  • Remove the compressor, receiver drier, orifice tube, and/or expansion valve.
  • Flush all foreign materials from the AC System.
  • Install new compressor, receiver drier, and orifice tube.
  • Evacuate and recharge the AC system.
  • Leak check for any system leaks.
  • Check for proper operation of AC system.

Our recommendation:

The most common reason for an AC compressor to fail is leaky seals and inadequate lubrication. It is good practice to turn the AC on periodically so that the seals don’t dry up and stay lubricated. If you notice a change in the temperature of the air through the AC vents (not as cold as it should be), get it inspected.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the AC Compressor?

  • No cold air from the vents.
  • Clicking sound from under the engine.
  • AC not working.

How important is this service?

In addition to your comfort, air conditioning systems add value to your vehicle. You should keep your AC fully operational. In some systems, the hot and cold air are blended to achieve the desired temperature setting. In these cases, when the AC system fails, you will not only NOT get any cold air, but the entire temperature regulation is thrown off.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


Meet some of our expert Audi mechanics

Real customer reviews from Audi owners like you.

Excellent Rating

(368)

Rating Summary
336
15
2
2
13
336
15
2
2
13

TJ

26 years of experience
362 reviews
TJ
26 years of experience
Audi A4 L4-2.0L Turbo - Other Inspections - Denver, Colorado
TJ was great, he took the time to ensure that my vehicle was fully taken care of. I will only deal with TJ from now on. Thanks again!

Carlos

16 years of experience
362 reviews
Carlos
16 years of experience
Audi A4 L4-2.0L Turbo - Headlight Bulb Replacement (Driver Side Low Beam) - Grapevine, Texas
He did a great job!

Tam

22 years of experience
251 reviews
Tam
22 years of experience
Audi A4 L4-2.0L Turbo - Oil or Fluid is leaking - San Francisco, California
Nice and reliable guy!

Chris

22 years of experience
2124 reviews
Chris
22 years of experience
Audi A4 L4-2.0L Turbo - Timing Belt - Huntington Beach, California
Chris allshouse is the man he is the only one I would use from Your Mechanic !!! Great job Chris !!

Excellent Rating

(368)

Rating Summary
336
15
2
2
13
336
15
2
2
13
Number of Audi A4 services completed
4048+
services done by our mechanics
TOTAL NUMBER OF EXPERT Audi MECHANICS
700+
experts on our platform

Recent articles & questions

How to Replace the Speedometer Sensor on Most Cars
The speedometer has a sensor that fails if the speedometer or cruise control do not work, the Check Engine Light comes on, or the vehicle loses power.
P2509 OBD-II Trouble Code: ECM/PCM Power Input Signal Intermittent
P2509 P2509 code definition The P2509 diagnostic trouble code is an indication that the ECM/PCM power input signal is having an intermittent problem. Related Trouble Codes: P2505 OBD-II Trouble Code: ECM/PCM Power Input Signal P2506 OBD-II Trouble Code: ECM/PCM...
P2050 OBD-II Trouble Code: Reductant Injector Circuit/Open Bank 2 Unit 1
P2050 P2050 code definition The P2050 OBD-II fault code indicates the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) has detected an issue in the reductant injector air pressure sensor circuit. The reductant injector is a component which reduces toxic emissions from the catalytic...

While idling there is a rattle.when the engine is revealed it goes away

I have a whistling sound under my hood when I accelerate. I plugged in a code reader I got 2 codes, code P0420 and P0340

P1743 engine wants to stall when put in gear 2003 Ford Windstar

Hello - your car is stalling because the torque converter clutch is locked up and not releasing. It is acting just as a manual clutch would act if you kept your foot on the brake, and let the clutch out...

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com