AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Mercedes-Benz S350

Mercedes-Benz S350 AC Compressor Replacement costs $719 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

Skip the repair shop - our mechanics come to you
YourMechanic Price
$606 to $971
Labor: $224 -$336
Parts: $382 -$635
Average Dealer price
$1061 to 1660
Average Shop price
$744 to 1143
Get an instant quote for your car
Our mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%
Get a quote
CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2006 Mercedes-Benz S350V6-3.7LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$980.13Shop/Dealer Price$1258.39 - $1853.03
1994 Mercedes-Benz S350L6-3.4L Turbo DieselService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$628.79Shop/Dealer Price$811.69 - $1176.56
1995 Mercedes-Benz S350L6-3.4L Turbo DieselService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$642.79Shop/Dealer Price$830.53 - $1199.02
Show example Mercedes-Benz S350 AC Compressor Replacement prices
Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Parts required for a Mercedes-Benz S350 AC Compressor Replacement

Meet some of our expert Mercedes-Benz mechanics

Real customer reviews from Mercedes-Benz owners like you.

153 reviews
10 years of experience
very good job at an expensive cost
Want Jose's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
111 reviews
22 years of experience
Chris was professional and knowledgeable. I doubt I will go back to a garage again. This was a much better overall experience. How did I not know about mobile mechanics and Chris sooner?
Want Christopher's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
87 reviews
21 years of experience
Great as always!
Want Chris's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
30 reviews
36 years of experience
Terrell was timely and proficient. Arrived early with parts and everything necessary to complete the job. Job was completed fast, and easy!
Want Terrell's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!

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 Freon 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.

AC Compressor Replacement Estimates for Popular Mercedes-Benz Models