Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Mercedes-Benz E550

Mercedes-Benz E550 Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $1160 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$1158 to $1218
Labor: $420 -$480
Parts: $738
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$2035
Average Shop price
$1423
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2009 Mercedes-Benz E550V8-5.5LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1218.03Shop/Dealer Price$1569.99 - $2282.86
2007 Mercedes-Benz E550V8-5.5LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1203.26Shop/Dealer Price$1552.26 - $2254.59
2008 Mercedes-Benz E550V8-5.5LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1203.26Shop/Dealer Price$1551.79 - $2253.77
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Parts required for a Mercedes-Benz E550 Car AC Compressor Replacement

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Patrick
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Patrick was great ( he showed up early which was appreciated!), however the part was not. Trying to get a replacement from him. The fan motor he replaced is not OEM quality. I will update this review when the job is done right...
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I was hesitant to use a mobile service, but my disability makes it difficult to keep my car maintained. Carlos was professional, competent and reassuring. He arrived at the scheduled time, and I received updates by email as well. He put a barrier down to ensure no oil spilled on my driveway, and showed me some features on the car I was unaware of! He never tried to "upsell" me, which has happened at the mechanic's before. I am very pleased and will use the service again.
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James
26 years of experience
He came prepared and came early. Did a lot of tests and discovered that I needed a fuel pump along with some other repairs.
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Knew his stuff. Fast. Would work with him again!
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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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