AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Dodge Ram 1500

Dodge Ram 1500 AC Compressor Replacement costs $636 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$502 to $852
Labor: $119 -$240
Parts: $383 -$612
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$924 to 1502
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500V8-5.9LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$691.90Shop/Dealer Price$857.12 - $1267.86
2001 Dodge Ram 1500V8-5.2LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$710.46Shop/Dealer Price$879.35 - $1287.52
1999 Dodge Ram 1500V8-5.2LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$588.07Shop/Dealer Price$727.40 - $1060.31
2000 Dodge Ram 1500V8-5.9LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$710.46Shop/Dealer Price$879.27 - $1287.39
1994 Dodge Ram 1500V8-5.2LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$599.74Shop/Dealer Price$741.96 - $1083.60
2003 Dodge Ram 1500V8-4.7LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$595.62Shop/Dealer Price$738.86 - $1106.51
2007 Dodge Ram 1500V8-5.7LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$642.07Shop/Dealer Price$797.09 - $1199.71
2008 Dodge Ram 1500V6-3.7LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$762.77Shop/Dealer Price$947.92 - $1441.03
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Parts required for a Dodge Ram 1500 AC Compressor Replacement

$24 to $125
$312 to $503

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Did a great job. Was early to both appointments, was informative and helpful. Got the job done while making it as cost effective as possible, which was hugely important for me. I will be having him come out for further services.
1999 DODGE RAM 1500 - RADIATOR HOSE REPLACEMENT (LOWER)
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Chet is extremely friendly and knowledgeable, even though I was only getting some maintenance done, you could tell his level of experience and affection to detail in everything he did. I highly recommend Chet!
2005 DODGE RAM 1500 - SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT
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2007 DODGE RAM 1500 - SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT
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19 years of experience
Josh is very knowledgeable and has a great working attitude. He is easy to converse with and ready to answer any questions about additional maintenance issues I had. His recommendations were on point. Issues about a wrong part I purchased were remedied with his assistance and he was able to complete the scheduled work order. It was a great first experience to have Josh from Your Mechanic come and service my truck at home. I will definitely schedule additional critical work required with Josh. I highly recommend him to service your vehicle. Other Your Mechanic staff are great to deal with when I had to call the 1-800 number.
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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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