AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee AC Compressor Replacement costs $590 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$465 to $820
Labor: $175 -$296
Parts: $290 -$524
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$813 to 1393
Average Shop price
$571 to 964
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2006 Jeep Grand CherokeeV8-6.1LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$785.58Shop/Dealer Price$970.94 - $1406.17
2007 Jeep Grand CherokeeV8-5.7LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$775.83Shop/Dealer Price$959.02 - $1387.13
1996 Jeep Grand CherokeeL6-4.0LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$518.53Shop/Dealer Price$640.77 - $925.69
2000 Jeep Grand CherokeeV8-4.7LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$697.56Shop/Dealer Price$863.73 - $1270.48
1994 Jeep Grand CherokeeV8-5.2LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$530.17Shop/Dealer Price$655.29 - $948.92
2007 Jeep Grand CherokeeV6-3.0L Turbo DieselService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$797.79Shop/Dealer Price$987.39 - $1448.41
1997 Jeep Grand CherokeeL6-4.0LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$526.63Shop/Dealer Price$651.05 - $942.15
2007 Jeep Grand CherokeeV8-4.7LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$490.03Shop/Dealer Price$604.96 - $864.42
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Parts required for a Jeep Grand Cherokee AC Compressor Replacement

$18 to $198
$198 to $438

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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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Jose
10 years of experience
The job was done in a timely mater
2005 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE - WATER PUMP REPLACEMENT
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Xavier
11 years of experience
First, Xavier came to the appt early! (that never happens :-) Secondly, he was easy to talk to, complete and thorough in his diagnosis and recommendations. I felt comfortable in what he was telling me, and definitely was reassured he knew about what he was talking. (He didn't try to sell me something I didn't need!!!!) I will definitely use him, again and recommend him to my family and friends!
2005 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE - CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS ON INSPECTION
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Dwight
27 years of experience
Great job. Prompt. Courteous. Knowledgeable.
2001 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE - CAR IS NOT STARTING INSPECTION
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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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