Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Volvo 780

Volvo 780 Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $675 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$503 to $783
Labor: $203 -$312
Parts: $300 -$471
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$871 to 1305
Average Shop price
$617 to 913
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1987 Volvo 780V6-2.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$541.69Shop/Dealer Price$667.87 - $945.15
1989 Volvo 780L4-2.3L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$772.48Shop/Dealer Price$954.24 - $1371.52
1988 Volvo 780V6-2.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$716.48Shop/Dealer Price$886.43 - $1294.85
1989 Volvo 780V6-2.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$716.48Shop/Dealer Price$886.50 - $1294.97
1990 Volvo 780L4-2.3L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$767.89Shop/Dealer Price$948.88 - $1370.87
1990 Volvo 780V6-2.8LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$711.89Shop/Dealer Price$881.21 - $1294.45
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Robert showed up for the 4 p.m. appointment today to look at my 2004 Volvo XC90. He was courteous, and tried his best to evaluate the problem. A foreign vehicle is very hard to disagnose, and I believe that after my experience with both Robert and another car mechanic at a different shop (who looked at the Volvo as well and did not charge us for diagnoses, since he could not figure out the problem) that it takes a Volvo specialist to evalute and to accurately diagnize the problem with this vehicle. Robert made a couple of guesses, however, he did not know exactly what the problem was. He told me that the car needed to be placed on a jack high in the air to completely diagnose the problem. He said I needed to take the car to a Kaufman tire to get a complete diagnoses while the car was on a jack high up in the air. He told me it would take 2 people to diagnose the problem. Robert tried his best, however your company did not have the resouses & equipment to accurately diagnose the problem (jack lift) according to Robert. Also Robert said it would take two people to diagnose the problem as well. I am going to take the Volvo to someone who works with Volvo's to accuratley diagnose the problem. I am confident that you will refund the $70 charge that you charged my credit card since Robert told me he was not able to accuretly diagnose the problem. Thank you. Rich Whitmer 404-379-1625
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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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