Q: How long does it take to put on a compressor?

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How long does it take to put a compressor on 2009 Dodge Journey?
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2009 Dodge Journey. The book time for this is typically 1.9 hours and includes recovering refrigerant, replacing the compressor, and recharging the system. It does not include other components or flushing system if it is required. If you need help having this done, a qualified technician from YourMechanic can come to your location to replace or install the compressor for you.

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