AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Santa Fe AC Compressor Replacement costs $755 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$615 to $1084
Labor: $231 -$472
Parts: $384 -$612
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$1075 to 1773
Average Shop price
$755 to 1257
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2007 Hyundai Santa FeV6-2.7LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$697.88Shop/Dealer Price$861.03 - $1226.32
2005 Hyundai Santa FeV6-3.5LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$820.34Shop/Dealer Price$1008.25 - $1378.31
2002 Hyundai Santa FeL4-2.4LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$657.44Shop/Dealer Price$812.04 - $1167.87
2008 Hyundai Santa FeV6-3.3LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$915.25Shop/Dealer Price$1132.91 - $1661.35
2009 Hyundai Santa FeV6-3.3LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$927.49Shop/Dealer Price$1148.08 - $1685.60
2004 Hyundai Santa FeV6-2.7LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$831.52Shop/Dealer Price$1029.55 - $1515.86
2009 Hyundai Santa FeV6-2.7LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$699.88Shop/Dealer Price$863.85 - $1230.89
2007 Hyundai Santa FeV6-3.3LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$915.25Shop/Dealer Price$1132.98 - $1661.49
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Joshua
22 years of experience
Friendly, knowledgable, and helpful. Took time to answer my questions and explain things to me. Also, when he took it for a test drive, he noticed that the clutch pedal needed adjustment, and just did it, even though that wasn't part of the service for this appointment. Awesome. Thanks!
2002 HYUNDAI SANTA FE - CAR IS NOT STARTING INSPECTION
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Peter
38 years of experience
very pleased so far!!!! only time will tell!!!!
2004 HYUNDAI SANTA FE - AC COMPRESSOR REPLACEMENT
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Joe
38 years of experience
Imagine my frustration when I come out of a store and my car is dead. I knew it couldn't be the battery as it was a year old, but never know I guess. I remembered that I used this service before and I went ahead and booked another appt. I was booked for 5:02 pm and the time was around 3p., waiting two hours is better than trying to get it towed and maybe looked at next week sometime. My assigned mechanic, Joe, actually showed up 45 mins before the appt and replaced my starter for me in about an hour. I got on my way home before 5:45! I was a happy customer. Thank you Joe, and hope you got home to enjoy your football game, because you deserve to relax. Thank you again.
2002 HYUNDAI SANTA FE - STARTER REPLACEMENT
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Kevin
18 years of experience
Kevin was very considerate - he called to inform me that he would be a few minutes EARLY! Very thorough on his examination and his repair - the car is working very well - no Engine Light coming on any more and not dying while driving.
2003 HYUNDAI SANTA FE - MASS AIRFLOW SENSOR REPLACEMENT
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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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