Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Toyota Tercel

Toyota Tercel Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $781 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$671 to $1099
Labor: $294 -$480
Parts: $377 -$619
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$1145 to 1796
Average Shop price
$821 to 1274
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1997 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1089.07Shop/Dealer Price$1343.46 - $1910.61
1990 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$694.06Shop/Dealer Price$855.35 - $1201.35
1987 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$708.06Shop/Dealer Price$872.07 - $1220.11
1994 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$815.63Shop/Dealer Price$1004.57 - $1404.25
1992 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$772.39Shop/Dealer Price$950.34 - $1317.46
1998 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1089.07Shop/Dealer Price$1343.43 - $1910.56
1995 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$892.78Shop/Dealer Price$1098.61 - $1518.93
1989 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$694.06Shop/Dealer Price$855.34 - $1201.33
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Lucas
12 years of experience
Excellent! Very nice mechanic, very helpful!
1986 TOYOTA TERCEL - BRAKE WHEEL CYLINDER REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE, PASSENGER SIDE)
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Grzegorz
36 years of experience
This was a fabulous deal, and Grzegorz was first-rate. He really knew what he was doing and communicated the things I needed to know about my car extremely well. I would recommend him in a minute. I don't know how much it would cost me to have this service performed again, but it was extremely convenient, with the service being very good from a mechanic who was personable and professional.
1995 TOYOTA TERCEL - OIL CHANGE
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Enrique
16 years of experience
Goes above and beyond. Explains everything clearly in a way you understand it. Super satisfied with your mechanic services. Thank you
1998 TOYOTA TERCEL - OIL CHANGE
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Chris
11 years of experience
came on time and did great work. i would book him again.
1997 TOYOTA TERCEL - CAR STARTER REPAIR
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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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