Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Mercedes-Benz ML450

Mercedes-Benz ML450 Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $1088 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

Skip the repair shop - our mechanics come to you
YourMechanic Price
$1086 to $1137
Labor: $357 -$408
Parts: $729
Average Dealer price
$1932
Average Shop price
$1336
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
2010 Mercedes-Benz ML450V6-3.5L HybridService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1144.88Shop/Dealer Price$1471.44 - $2159.54
Show example Mercedes-Benz ML450 Car AC Compressor Replacement prices

Parts required for a Mercedes-Benz ML450 Car AC Compressor Replacement

Meet some of our expert Mercedes-Benz mechanics

Real customer reviews from Mercedes-Benz owners like you.

344 reviews
Robert
26 years of experience
Robert arrived on time and spent 2 hours to examine my car thoroughly. He discussed the diagnosis result with me with an open, honest and professional attitude. I am very satisfied with his service and would use his expertise again.
2000 MERCEDES-BENZ E320 - INSPECTION / DIAGNOSTICS
Want Robert's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
266 reviews
Grzegorz
36 years of experience
Grzegorz is a very experienced and knowledgeable mechanic. He did an excellent job on my fuel pump/filter replacement. He explained what repair work was needed and then completed the job in a very timely manner! He is very good at communicating and arrives when he says he will. I'm very appreciative of his help and I would recommend Grzegorz without hesitation.
1984 MERCEDES-BENZ 380SL - FUEL PUMP REPLACEMENT
Want Grzegorz's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
87 reviews
Chris
21 years of experience
Great as always!
2001 MERCEDES-BENZ E320 - CAR AIR FILTER REPLACEMENT
Want Chris's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
30 reviews
Terrell
36 years of experience
Super quick and easy, was in and out. Will def use again.
2011 MERCEDES-BENZ C300 - BRAKE LIGHT BULB REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE)
Want Terrell'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