Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Cadillac Eldorado

Cadillac Eldorado Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $608 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$504 to $783
Labor: $245 -$464
Parts: $259 -$319
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$843 to 1177
Average Shop price
$615 to 882
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1998 Cadillac EldoradoV8-4.6LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$650.60Shop/Dealer Price$848.06 - $1188.86
2000 Cadillac EldoradoV8-4.6LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$646.00Shop/Dealer Price$842.84 - $1180.59
1985 Cadillac EldoradoV8-4.1LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$519.41Shop/Dealer Price$677.09 - $949.71
2002 Cadillac EldoradoV8-4.6LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$744.00Shop/Dealer Price$976.34 - $1340.71
1999 Cadillac EldoradoV8-4.6LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$652.37Shop/Dealer Price$850.36 - $1192.56
1996 Cadillac EldoradoV8-4.6LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$622.60Shop/Dealer Price$809.86 - $1143.01
1997 Cadillac EldoradoV8-4.6LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$652.19Shop/Dealer Price$850.70 - $1193.19
1985 Cadillac EldoradoV8-5.7L DieselService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$519.41Shop/Dealer Price$677.34 - $950.15
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Dan
34 years of experience
The appointment went fine. Unfortunately the part was not correct for the problem. Not Dan's fault, just that the part needed is obsolete. If I can find the part from a junkyard, I'll reschedule.
1994 CADILLAC ELDORADO - CRUISE CONTROL BRAKE RELEASE SWITCH REPLACEMENT
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Jay
32 years of experience
Perfect. It was warranty due to a faulty part which happens. Jay responded quickly as his schedule allow with no inconvenience to us.
1983 CADILLAC ELDORADO - POWER STEERING PUMP REPLACEMENT
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Jeffrey
22 years of experience
Jeffrey was great! Arrived on time and did a great job. He knows his stuff when it came to my 2000 Cadillac Eldorado. Very pleased with his work and ethics. Will definitely be scheduling him for his recommended services very soon
2000 CADILLAC ELDORADO - FREE SUMMER INSPECTION
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Jose
12 years of experience
1966 CADILLAC ELDORADO - CAR IS NOT STARTING INSPECTION
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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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