Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for BMW 328i

BMW 328i Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $986 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$512 to $1446
Labor: $154 -$552
Parts: $358 -$894
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$920 to 2430
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$630 to 1692
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1998 BMW 328iL6-2.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$540.48Shop/Dealer Price$693.00 - $1024.79
1996 BMW 328iL6-2.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$645.33Shop/Dealer Price$837.18 - $1194.43
2000 BMW 328iL6-2.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$655.56Shop/Dealer Price$836.94 - $1255.10
2009 BMW 328iL6-3.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1431.45Shop/Dealer Price$1844.43 - $2687.67
2008 BMW 328iL6-3.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1449.33Shop/Dealer Price$1866.37 - $2722.72
1999 BMW 328iL6-2.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$665.01Shop/Dealer Price$848.65 - $1273.82
2011 BMW 328iL6-3.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1453.80Shop/Dealer Price$1872.87 - $2733.25
2007 BMW 328iL6-3.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1431.45Shop/Dealer Price$1844.68 - $2688.11
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Mr. Cobb was actually earlier than the stated appointment time, however, I was not surprised because he called and he sent me a text prior to his arrival. He was also able to complete the repair in what I considered to be very quickly. He was very honest with me about the need for repairs and when I could expect to absolutely have to have additional repairs made. I have already recommended friends. Thanks Mr. Cobb.
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Theodore was very meticulous with his work. Since I couldn't find anyone in the Seattle area, he came all the way from Redmond. He changed all the spark plugs in my car. I was thinking of changing all the ignition coils of my engine but Theodore insisted I should change the one that reported misfire and helped me save some money. He also spent some time diagnosing other problems I had - screeching sound from the air conditioner and suggested what I should do. Also he advised me to change the air conditioner filter and buy it from Amazon because it is cheaper.
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Rusty was on time and fixed my issue.
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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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