Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Mazda 3

Mazda 3 Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $944 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$735 to $1157
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$1269 to 1879
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2009 Mazda 3L4-2.3LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1129.71Shop/Dealer Price$1393.36 - $1978.49
2008 Mazda 3L4-2.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1074.95Shop/Dealer Price$1325.34 - $1869.74
2005 Mazda 3L4-2.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1116.60Shop/Dealer Price$1377.13 - $1952.55
2011 Mazda 3L4-2.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$912.05Shop/Dealer Price$1127.44 - $1632.70
2006 Mazda 3L4-2.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1086.90Shop/Dealer Price$1339.92 - $1893.00
2013 Mazda 3L4-2.3L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$805.50Shop/Dealer Price$992.55 - $1396.93
2006 Mazda 3L4-2.3LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1089.89Shop/Dealer Price$1344.13 - $1899.81
2013 Mazda 3L4-2.5LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$761.81Shop/Dealer Price$939.73 - $1332.38
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Jamahl
15 years of experience
Very professional, personable and does a great job! Will always look for Jamahl when he is available and I'm in need of top help!
2005 MAZDA 3 - SERPENTINE/DRIVE BELT REPLACEMENT
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Lucas
12 years of experience
The mechanics themselves are great. But the Your Mechanic business side of things wasn't at their level. The initial diagnostic said I should replace an O2 sensor. I scheduled the appointment to have it replaced. Two days prior to the appointment, 'your mechanic' called and said the initial quote was wrong and that I needed a different O2 sensor which was more expensive. I OKed the different part and when the mechanic showed up, it turned out to be the wrong part for the car and the mechanic said I needed the sensor which was originally recommended. This caused a completely unnecessary delay and multiple appointments which didn't need to happen. I asked the customer service rep why they changed the part recommendation in the first place, and he didn't really have an answer for me. I can't help but think it was an attempt to up-sell me. They did compensate my trouble by throwing in a belt replacement for free and said they gave me another discount as well. So I appreciate that. But in terms of trust and reliability of the business, I'm going to have a hard time vouching for this service as the convenience factor was clearly compromised.
2007 MAZDA 3 - SERPENTINE/DRIVE BELT REPLACEMENT
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Patrick
27 years of experience
Patrick is a consummate professional and extremely courteous. Very thorough and diligent. He noticed a problem with one of the components he installed and personally followed through to make sure to make sure things are made right. I feel my automobile is in good hands.
2010 MAZDA 3 - CAR AC COMPRESSOR REPLACEMENT
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Jose
11 years of experience
Nice work, Sir!
2008 MAZDA 3 - OIL CHANGE
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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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