AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Audi A5

Audi A5 AC Compressor Replacement costs $1330 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$1329 to $1376
Labor: $329 -$376
Parts: $1000
Average Dealer price
$2437
Average Shop price
$1641
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2012 Audi A5L4-2.0L TurboService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1409.48Shop/Dealer Price$1799.03 - $2698.96
2011 Audi A5L4-2.0L TurboService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1389.49Shop/Dealer Price$1774.61 - $2659.97
2010 Audi A5L4-2.0L TurboService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1389.49Shop/Dealer Price$1774.24 - $2659.32
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Dave
18 years of experience
Dave showed up at the exact time and finished the complicated job in 2.5 hours. The coolant had to be emptied in order to fix the issue. He topped it up and warned me that it might need a little bit more water after driving a few miles. The coolant warning did come up and I topped it up and no more issues since then. The buggy temperature level / thermostat/check engine is no longer a problem and I should be able to pass smog now.
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Godwin
19 years of experience
Amazing job and super friendly and fast! He went above and beyond his job and will for sure be hiring him again for all my vehicle needs! Highly recommended!
2008 AUDI Q7 - BATTERY REPLACEMENT
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Carlos
11 years of experience
I was contacted by Carlos shortly after service was requested. Additional info was requested and had a phone call before he arrived. I was showed the replacement part and he went to work. All work was done in a timely manner and area was left neat and clean. I was shown the defected part and the condition it was in. Thank you for your professionalism and expertise in taking care of my vehicle. I will call for future maintenance on my car and my wife's vehicle.
1999 AUDI A4 QUATTRO - HEADLIGHT SWITCH REPLACEMENT
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Jose
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Great, Jose was thorough; he gave clear and easy to understand details of what was also contained in his report.
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All about 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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