AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Phaeton

Volkswagen Phaeton AC Compressor Replacement costs $1387 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$1272 to $1581
Labor: $588 -$672
Parts: $684 -$909
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$2151 to 2599
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$1555 to 1836
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2005 Volkswagen PhaetonW12-6.0LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1327.74Shop/Dealer Price$1634.64 - $2280.92
2006 Volkswagen PhaetonW12-6.0LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1314.05Shop/Dealer Price$1618.11 - $2254.56
2004 Volkswagen PhaetonW12-6.0LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1314.05Shop/Dealer Price$1617.74 - $2253.90
2006 Volkswagen PhaetonV8-4.2LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1552.02Shop/Dealer Price$1915.38 - $2730.15
2004 Volkswagen PhaetonV8-4.2LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1570.20Shop/Dealer Price$1937.81 - $2766.00
2005 Volkswagen PhaetonV8-4.2LService typeAC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$1570.20Shop/Dealer Price$1937.67 - $2765.77
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Tom was on time for the appointment and very friendly. He arrived with everything that he needed with the exception of a couple parts that were later discovered to be needed. Even then, instead of rescheduling the appointment, he was able to get the parts a couple hours later and returned to finish the job. I am very pleased with Toms work and expertise in Volkswagen models. He made sure that my expectations were satisfied and that I was happy with the overall work. Tom is a very honest guy and will work with you to make you happy. He has turned my previous views about YourMechanic around and I will be using Tom from now on to work on my car. Thank you again!!
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Allen was excellent - he showed up a few minutes early and was able to diagnose the issue within minutes.
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Kyle
8 years of experience
Vehicle was diagnosed as defective ignition coil, which had been replaced late April. Kyle said this part under warranty & would be available by Monday, Memorial Day. We didn't hear from anyone, so we finally bought the part & replaced ourselves because we only have one car. It was a bit disappointing. We did try to reach YourMechanic several times before fixing the problem that was under warranty ourselves.
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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.

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