Car AC Compressor Replacement Estimate for Volvo 940

Volvo 940 Car AC Compressor Replacement costs $785 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

Skip the repair shop - our mechanics come to you
YourMechanic Price
$728 to $982
Labor: $252 -$328
Parts: $476 -$654
Average Dealer price
$1287 to 1690
Average Shop price
$895 to 1159
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
1992 Volvo 940L4-2.3L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$801.37Shop/Dealer Price$989.50 - $1419.93
1991 Volvo 940L4-2.3LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$767.95Shop/Dealer Price$949.17 - $1371.36
1994 Volvo 940L4-2.3L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$766.38Shop/Dealer Price$947.34 - $1372.39
1995 Volvo 940L4-2.3LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$945.90Shop/Dealer Price$1171.81 - $1731.57
1995 Volvo 940L4-2.3L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$778.67Shop/Dealer Price$962.65 - $1396.89
1993 Volvo 940L4-2.3L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$811.08Shop/Dealer Price$1001.61 - $1439.31
1994 Volvo 940L4-2.3LService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$959.65Shop/Dealer Price$1189.14 - $1759.32
1991 Volvo 940L4-2.3L TurboService typeCar AC Compressor ReplacementYourMechanic Price$775.02Shop/Dealer Price$957.99 - $1385.48
Show example Volvo 940 Car AC Compressor Replacement prices

Parts required for a Volvo 940 Car AC Compressor Replacement

Meet some of our expert Volvo mechanics

Real customer reviews from Volvo owners like you.

445 reviews
Chris
17 years of experience
Great mechanic!
1996 VOLVO 960 - OIL CHANGE
Want Chris's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
212 reviews
Enrique
16 years of experience
Enrique was very friendly, professional, and positive! He provided excellent customer service, like a doctor with the ideal bedside manner. Examples of this are that he patiently listened to me, showed me the issues my car was having (which has happened maybe only once or twice in the 25 years I've been driving), and he explained to me the way it would affect the vehicle. He was the best service adviser and mechanic I've ever had.
2005 VOLVO S40 - VENT OIL SEPARATOR REPLACEMENT
Want Enrique's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
48 reviews
TJ
21 years of experience
Professional, knowledgeable, and timely. TJ did a fabulous job working on my car. After he finished, he showed me the old parts and made recommendations for improving the performance of my car. Would definitely trust TJ working on my car again.
2008 VOLVO C30 - SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT
Want TJ's expert advice? Ask your question now. Its free!
44 reviews
Tim
25 years of experience
Tim did a great job, I would definitely use him again to service my cars.
1999 VOLVO S80 - CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (FRONT LOWER LEFT, FRONT LOWER RIGHT)
Want Tim'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 Volvo Models