AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee AC Compressor Replacement costs $550 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$448 to $913
Labor: $161 -$280
Parts: $287 -$633
Average Dealer price
$788 to 1592
Average Shop price
$550 to 1083
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1986 Jeep CherokeeV6-2.8LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$557.29Shop/Dealer Price$687.08 - $971.90
2000 Jeep CherokeeL6-4.0LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$509.77Shop/Dealer Price$630.52 - $917.26
1985 Jeep CherokeeL4-2.5LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$551.13Shop/Dealer Price$679.45 - $959.70
1989 Jeep CherokeeL6-4.0LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$532.03Shop/Dealer Price$655.64 - $921.62
1988 Jeep CherokeeL4-2.5LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$533.94Shop/Dealer Price$657.93 - $925.26
1997 Jeep CherokeeL6-4.0LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$582.76Shop/Dealer Price$721.59 - $1062.95
1992 Jeep CherokeeL4-2.5LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$546.66Shop/Dealer Price$676.67 - $991.11
1987 Jeep CherokeeL6-4.0LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$532.03Shop/Dealer Price$655.71 - $921.74
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Parts required for a Jeep Cherokee AC Compressor Replacement

$42 to $106
$248 to $258

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Peter
38 years of experience
Peter is very knowledgeable and friendly technician, he explained what he was doing as the work progressed. He was very helpful explaining to me what I needed to do, to get the radiator fan working so that the engine cooling and air conditioning would work more efficiently, I was able to fix the air flow issue and this dropped the engine operating temperature 35 to 40 degrees when driving with the air conditioning turned on, This solved the overheating issue that I was experiencing for a very long time. Thanks Peter Regards Ken Johnson.
1998 JEEP WRANGLER - AC COMPRESSOR REPLACEMENT
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12 years of experience
Once again, reevaluated my car prior to any work being done, analyzed the issues and we are now getting them fixed. Saves me some money and some headaches.
2001 JEEP CHEROKEE - INSPECTION / DIAGNOSTICS
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31 years of experience
Noe is very knowledgeable about the mechanics of a car, and also very approachable. He works fast and has already improved my driving experience significantly.
1996 JEEP CHEROKEE - POWER STEERING PUMP REPLACEMENT
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22 years of experience
Christopher was personable, proffesional and willing to go that extra mile for you. Thank you Christopher and yourmechanic.
1990 JEEP CHEROKEE - STARTER 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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