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Car AC Repair Estimate for BMW 318is

BMW 318is Car AC Repair costs $214 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1995 BMW 318isL4-1.8LService typeCar AC RepairEstimate$309.03Shop/Dealer Price$385.40 - $549.58
1997 BMW 318isL4-1.9LService typeCar AC RepairEstimate$309.03Shop/Dealer Price$385.55 - $549.84
1999 BMW 318isL4-1.9LService typeCar AC RepairEstimate$316.03Shop/Dealer Price$390.78 - $553.75
1998 BMW 318isL4-1.9LService typeCar AC RepairEstimate$309.03Shop/Dealer Price$389.66 - $557.04
1996 BMW 318isL4-1.9LService typeCar AC RepairEstimate$309.03Shop/Dealer Price$382.55 - $544.60
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Car AC Repair Service

What to Expect:

For an AC system to work, it needs a gas or liquid substance called refrigerant (R-12 in older cars, R-134a in 1995 and newer cars). Over time, refrigerant can leak from the AC system through seals. If the AC does not have enough refrigerant, it will not blow cold air.

Keep in mind:

Since the AC system is a sealed unit, the only way to tell if the car needs a recharge is if the AC is not blowing cold air through the vents. There are two types of refrigerant. These cannot be interchanged. For older cars, it should be filled with R12 refrigerant or converted to a newer system. For cars made after 1995, the AC should be filled with R134a.

How it's done:

  • Install air conditioning manifold gauge set.
  • Determine if the air conditioning system charge is low.
  • Add the correct refrigerant to top off the air conditioning system.
  • Install thermometer in vents to monitor vent temperatures.
  • Check system for leaks.
  • Check for proper operation of AC system.

Our recommendation:

It is common for refrigerant to leak. If the AC is not as cold as you expect, then it is probably a good time to have the mechanic look at it. Lack of proper cold air can be an indication of other problems with AC (fan not working, AC compressor not working, etc.).

What are the common symptoms indicating you need an Car AC Repair?

  • AC is not working.
  • AC is not blowing cold air.
  • Clicking noise from the engine compartment.

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, in addition to not getting any cold air, the entire temperature regulation can be thrown off.

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BMW 318is - Car idle is rough - Snohomish, Washington
Great guy! Good communication and very courteous. Diagnosed and repaired my idle issues in a short timeframe. I can't remember when my car has run this good!

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BMW 318is - Radiator Hose Repair - Daly City, California
James was a great mechanic, he arrived early and showed me what needed to be repaired. He was very professional and experienced at what he does. The work he did was outstanding and he fixed my squealing belts. He brought all the tools that was needed even the special tools BMW uses to fix the problem I had. I would recommend using his service again for any other problems I have with my BMW.

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BMW 318is - Car is not starting - Scottsdale, Arizona
Peter was awesome, thorough and completely honest. He knew exactly what to look for, I felt i had a complete diagnosis of what was wrong with my car.

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