Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Mercury Tracer

Mercury Tracer Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $523 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$461 to $638
Labor: $175 -$280
Parts: $286 -$358
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$804 to 1041
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$565 to 739
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1989 Mercury TracerL4-1.6LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$553.65Shop/Dealer Price$681.63 - $951.23
1993 Mercury TracerL4-1.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$554.33Shop/Dealer Price$685.63 - $997.48
1993 Mercury TracerL4-1.9LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$489.40Shop/Dealer Price$604.35 - $867.42
1988 Mercury TracerL4-1.6LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$547.94Shop/Dealer Price$674.65 - $940.08
1999 Mercury TracerL4-2.0LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$568.19Shop/Dealer Price$700.43 - $989.29
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Parts required for a Mercury Tracer Car AC Compressor Replacement

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Noe
31 years of experience
Did a good job on my car,told what else hD to be done,i got it fixex and it runs great now.
1990 MERCURY SABLE - CAR STARTER REPAIR
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Richard
16 years of experience
Richard was courteous, prompt and professional. His diligence and attention to detail in the initial inspection alone gave me the confidence I needed to book immediately for the follow up work that needed to be done on my hoopty. After he serviced my vehicle on the next visit, he took the car out for a drive himself before he let me drive and test it on my own. I have already passed his name and the name of Yourmechanic.com on to a friend. I will definitely keep you guys in mind! Thank you.
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Carlos
11 years of experience
he was courteous, and worked fast I just wish my car would of work after all that work and money spend I still do not know what its wrong with it.
2002 MERCURY VILLAGER - DISTRIBUTOR CAP AND ROTOR REPLACEMENT
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Kyle
8 years of experience
Kyle again did outstanding work. For some reason I had the wrong part. He took it back to exchange and the Auto store was out of stock. The nearest store that had one in stock was THIRTEEN miles away. Kyle was kind enough to drive that far, for the replacement. In my book, he is one kind and professional person.
1998 MERCURY TRACER - TIE ROD END REPLACEMENT (FRONT LEFT INNER, FRONT RIGHT INNER)
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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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