Dodge Viper Car AC Compressor Replacement at your home or office.

Our mobile mechanics offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Get an upfront price

Service Area

Average rating from customers who
received a AC Compressor Replacement.
Learn More

$954.68 - $1,340.10

Price range for all vehicles


YourMechanic Benefits

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

Average rating from customers who
received a AC Compressor Replacement.
Learn More


Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Dodge Viper

Dodge Viper Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $1132 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2008 Dodge ViperV10-8.4LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementEstimate$2033.82Shop/Dealer Price$2593.25 - $3865.22
1998 Dodge ViperV10-8.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementEstimate$1561.65Shop/Dealer Price$1995.56 - $2946.05
2015 Dodge ViperV10-8.4LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementEstimate$1749.82Shop/Dealer Price$2238.25 - $3297.22
2009 Dodge ViperV10-8.4LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementEstimate$2064.32Shop/Dealer Price$2612.77 - $3876.51
2000 Dodge ViperV10-8.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementEstimate$1561.65Shop/Dealer Price$2018.61 - $2986.38
2016 Dodge ViperV10-8.4LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementEstimate$1749.82Shop/Dealer Price$2219.61 - $3264.60
2001 Dodge ViperV10-8.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementEstimate$1561.65Shop/Dealer Price$1954.54 - $2874.26
2004 Dodge ViperV10-8.3LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementEstimate$2131.26Shop/Dealer Price$2685.51 - $3991.26
Show example Dodge Viper Car AC Compressor Replacement prices

Car AC Compressor Replacement Service

What is the AC Compressor all about?

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.

Keep in mind:

This service comes with receiver dryer and orifice tube. It is very common for metals from the compressors to go throughout the system and get caught in different components. If the compressor is replaced without the dryer and the orifice tube, it will ruin the new compressor and it will not be covered by the warranty from parts manufacturers.

How it's done:

  • Check for pressure in the AC system.
  • Check for power and ground at the compressor.
  • If compressor is found to be faulty, remove all of the refrigerant.
  • Remove the compressor, receiver drier, orifice tube, and/or expansion valve.
  • Flush all foreign materials from the AC System.
  • Install new compressor, receiver drier, and orifice tube.
  • Evacuate and recharge the AC system.
  • Leak check for any system leaks.
  • Check for proper operation of AC system.

Our recommendation:

The most common reason for an AC compressor to fail is leaky seals and inadequate lubrication. It is good practice to turn the AC on periodically so that the seals don’t dry up and stay lubricated. If you notice a change in the temperature of the air through the AC vents (not as cold as it should be), get it inspected.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the AC Compressor?

  • No cold air from the vents.
  • Clicking sound from under the engine.
  • AC not working.

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, you will not only NOT get any cold air, but the entire temperature regulation is thrown off.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CAR

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


Meet some of our expert Dodge mechanics

Real customer reviews from Dodge owners like you.

Excellent Rating


YourMechanic Dodge Viper Service

Average Rating

4.6/5

Number of Reviews

9

Rating Summary
8
0
0
0
1
8
0
0
0
1

Daniel

10 years of experience
19 reviews
Daniel
10 years of experience
Dodge Viper - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Rancho Cordova, California
Very excellent, called when arriving and when finished to go over details after finishing.

Josue

10 years of experience
22 reviews
Josue
10 years of experience
Dodge Viper - Car is not starting - Sacramento, California
Josue is very professional, polite and punctual. We appreciated having this appointment at our home. We are by no means car savvy and Josue quickly diagnosed the problem with the car. We are relieved and grateful we finally have all the answers. Thank you Josue!

Alfred

12 years of experience
350 reviews
Alfred
12 years of experience
Dodge Viper - Brake System Flush - San Francisco, California
Alfred bled my brakes which had some air get into them, and performed a complimentary "50-point inspection" for which I received a good report immediately. Alfred came prepared and was punctual, even on a Sunday afternoon. He was very thorough and meticulous in the quality of his work. Would definitely use the service again, hopefully via Alfred.

Rigoberto

10 years of experience
724 reviews
Rigoberto
10 years of experience
Dodge Viper - Oil Change - Chicago, Illinois
Rigo is the best always on time and is great mechanic.

Excellent Rating


YourMechanic Dodge Viper Service

Average Rating

4.6/5

Number of Reviews

9

Rating Summary
8
0
0
0
1
8
0
0
0
1
Red-stars EXCELLENT RATING ON
Number of Dodge Viper services completed
99+
services done by our mechanics
TOTAL NUMBER OF EXPERT Dodge MECHANICS
1100+
experts on our platform

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1-800-701-6230 · hi@yourmechanic.com