Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Oldsmobile 98

Oldsmobile 98 Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $502 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

Skip the repair shop - our mechanics come to you
YourMechanic Price
$489 to $535
Labor: $196 -$224
Parts: $293 -$311
Average Dealer price
$847 to 883
Average Shop price
$600 to 622
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
1995 Oldsmobile 98V6-3.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$532.28Shop/Dealer Price$657.00 - $939.70
1994 Oldsmobile 98V6-3.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$526.06Shop/Dealer Price$649.42 - $927.60
1995 Oldsmobile 98V6-3.8L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$506.96Shop/Dealer Price$625.42 - $889.18
1993 Oldsmobile 98V6-3.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$520.14Shop/Dealer Price$641.95 - $915.64
1996 Oldsmobile 98V6-3.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$524.49Shop/Dealer Price$647.31 - $924.19
Show example Oldsmobile 98 Car AC Compressor Replacement prices

Parts required for a Oldsmobile 98 Car AC Compressor Replacement

Meet some of our expert Oldsmobile mechanics

Real customer reviews from Oldsmobile owners like you.

445 reviews
17 years of experience
Great mechanic with a pleasant attitude.............he definitely knows his business!!
Want Chris's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
311 reviews
12 years of experience
We feel blessed to have met Lucas and have him as our mechanic. He always explains things very clearly, and he was so honest, there was no upselling or deception. He fixed the problem and so far the car is running very well, and we are so relieved. Being on a fixed income means its very important for us to have an honest mechanic and reasonable prices, so thankful to have met Lucas.
Want Lucas's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
287 reviews
9 years of experience
Really like your services. Steve was a very pleasant person and did a great job. Have already referred him to a friend, Karen Sievers, but however he is not working on Sunday when she is having the belt changed.
Want Steven's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
174 reviews
31 years of experience
Obviously, my experience with Scott was great or I wouldn't be making another appointment with him for Feb 12 to do more work on my 2001 Olds Intrigue. I had asked for him specifically because of him his work ethic in the first meeting..
Want Scott'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 Oldsmobile Models