Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Honda Element

Honda Element Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $994 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$988 to $1064
Labor: $455 -$520
Parts: $533 -$544
Average Dealer price
$1670 to 1692
Average Shop price
$1208 to 1221
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2007 Honda ElementL4-2.4LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1042.52Shop/Dealer Price$1283.78 - $1795.21
2004 Honda ElementL4-2.4LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1021.15Shop/Dealer Price$1257.51 - $1753.25
2011 Honda ElementL4-2.4LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1020.19Shop/Dealer Price$1256.03 - $1750.83
2005 Honda ElementL4-2.4LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1031.65Shop/Dealer Price$1270.49 - $1773.98
2003 Honda ElementL4-2.4LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1031.82Shop/Dealer Price$1270.48 - $1773.94
2006 Honda ElementL4-2.4LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1042.52Shop/Dealer Price$1283.75 - $1795.16
2010 Honda ElementL4-2.4LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1033.51Shop/Dealer Price$1273.08 - $1778.17
2009 Honda ElementL4-2.4LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1020.19Shop/Dealer Price$1256.30 - $1751.30
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Joshua
22 years of experience
On time and very professional. And most importantly a great mechanic. Highly recommended.
2005 HONDA ACCORD - CAR AC COMPRESSOR REPLACEMENT
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Russell
19 years of experience
He went above and beyond, stayed out past dark in the rain to finish the repair and did a great job! I could tell he enjoyed being a mechanic and took pride in his work so I knew he would do a good job. Thanks Russel!
2004 HONDA ELEMENT - OIL OR FLUID IS LEAKING
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Enrique
16 years of experience
Once again Enrique was great, the car is sounding wonderful.
2004 HONDA ELEMENT - STRUT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (REAR)
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Joseph
10 years of experience
Excellent service! We had Joseph install a starter in the vehicle after his diagnostics revealed it was the problem rather than the alternator. Joseph was able to get us a quote on the starter immediately and we were able to schedule him to install it the very next day! Great work and a fast turn around!
2005 HONDA ELEMENT - CAR STARTER REPAIR
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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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