Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Chevrolet C3500

Chevrolet C3500 Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $669 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$605 to $756
Labor: $357 -$448
Parts: $248 -$308
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$970 to 1136
Average Shop price
$734 to 851
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1996 Chevrolet C3500V8-6.5L Turbo DieselService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$723.25Shop/Dealer Price$887.38 - $1196.80
1994 Chevrolet C3500V8-5.7LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$634.34Shop/Dealer Price$777.50 - $1032.99
2000 Chevrolet C3500V8-7.4LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$718.30Shop/Dealer Price$881.32 - $1187.13
1999 Chevrolet C3500V8-7.4LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$718.30Shop/Dealer Price$881.44 - $1187.33
1998 Chevrolet C3500V8-6.5L Turbo DieselService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$723.25Shop/Dealer Price$887.44 - $1196.91
1998 Chevrolet C3500V8-5.7LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$723.25Shop/Dealer Price$887.35 - $1196.75
1998 Chevrolet C3500V8-7.4LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$724.78Shop/Dealer Price$889.77 - $1200.71
1995 Chevrolet C3500V8-6.5L Turbo DieselService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$655.34Shop/Dealer Price$802.85 - $1061.62
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Shaun
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Mr. Davis was excellent. It was a stress free appointment. He arrived two hours early. He had open communication; informed me that he had to step away to go down the block to get another part. Very respectful. He addressed all my concerns. Uploaded pictures and voice notes to my inspection report so I knew what was found and being done to my car. I will definitely book him for other services my car may need.
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Nicholas was wonderful! He came early (with approval), was very respectful, and was very personable. He talked with us about our vehicle and our options. He was exactly what you want in a mechanic.
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Tyler
22 years of experience
Tyler is excellent! He came out to replace my alternator, which I'd been led to believe was the problem causing my car to randomly decide to not start. He checked everything and very thoroughly explained the results he got to me (an automotive know-nothing). Instead of just replacing the alternator, since that's what I said I wanted, he found that that -doesn't- seem to be the problem and worked out a plan of action with me that is both efficient and cost-effective. I've never felt less intimidated while seeking assistance from a professional (car, computer, even the doctor!).
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Angelo
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Great job.. highly recommend.
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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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