Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Mercedes-Benz 300SL

Mercedes-Benz 300SL Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $1022 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

Skip the repair shop - our mechanics come to you
YourMechanic Price
$1019 to $1098
Labor: $553 -$632
Parts: $466
Average Dealer price
$1668
Average Shop price
$1241
Get an instant quote for your car
Our mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Get a quote
CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SLL6-3.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1056.88Shop/Dealer Price$1383.58 - $1912.04
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SLL6-3.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1047.55Shop/Dealer Price$1372.88 - $1895.06
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SLL6-3.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1047.55Shop/Dealer Price$1372.26 - $1893.98
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SLL6-3.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1047.55Shop/Dealer Price$1372.55 - $1894.48
Show example Mercedes-Benz 300SL Car AC Compressor Replacement prices

Parts required for a Mercedes-Benz 300SL Car AC Compressor Replacement

Meet some of our expert Mercedes-Benz mechanics

Real customer reviews from Mercedes-Benz owners like you.

331 reviews
Jamahl
15 years of experience
I definitely recommend hiring Jamahl for any of your projects. He is a professional and is considerate in getting the problem fixed.
2006 MERCEDES-BENZ ML350 - BRAKE SYSTEM FLUSH
Want Jamahl's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
111 reviews
Christopher
22 years of experience
Awesome experience!! Chris was great!! I was extremely satisfied with his service. I would recommend him to family and friends. Besides delivering a new battery and installing it, He checked all the fluid levels, checked the tire pressure and made sure all the the malfunction lights went away. He was very professional, knowledgable and friendly.The final bill was less than I was quoted, because he gave me a $20.00 discount.I asked for his card so that I could request him if I need YourMechanic services again. Love this company!!!
2002 MERCEDES-BENZ CLK320 - CAR BATTERY REPLACEMENT
Want Christopher's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
77 reviews
Richard
6 years of experience
Always on time!
2002 MERCEDES-BENZ C240 - OTHER INSPECTIONS
Want Richard's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
20 reviews
Joseph
15 years of experience
Excellent mechanic. He completed the car service in timely manner. Rate:10
2001 MERCEDES-BENZ ML320 - POWER STEERING PUMP REPLACEMENT
Want Joseph's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!

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.

Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimates for Popular Mercedes-Benz Models