Car AC Compressor Replacement at your home or office in Brighton.

Our mobile mechanics offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Estimate price near me

Service Location

customer ratings

(498)

Included for free with this service

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

customer ratings

(498)


Recent Car AC Compressor Replacement reviews in Brighton

Excellent Rating

(498)

Rating Summary
465
21
3
0
9
465
21
3
0
9

Robert

23 years of experience
249 reviews
Robert
23 years of experience
Robert went over and above what was required to perform this repair. I will continue to use Robert as my mechanic, no questions asked.
I would use this service and Robert again. It was easy and hassle free.

Patrick

33 years of experience
1378 reviews
Patrick
33 years of experience
Patrick got the ac running .
Patrick got to my apartment early, and was happy to work on my car with the parts I purchased. He was very honest and straightforward, and got my A/C blowing ice cold for way less than the 4 quotes I got from shops all around Austin. Awesome job man!!

Ben

41 years of experience
1367 reviews
Ben
41 years of experience
Ben is very knowledgeable & professional, I would recommend him to family & friends.
Ben was not only very courteous and professional but very efficient and informative. He photographed each step and showed me the defected part and what the problem was Highly recommend him and will use him for any future work... 

Eduardo

19 years of experience
522 reviews
Eduardo
19 years of experience
Eduardo always takes the time to thoroughly show you what he’s done and what he inspected. Always professional, on time and a delight to work with.
very professional and quick; also a very nice gentleman.

Peter

36 years of experience
346 reviews
Peter
36 years of experience
Fast and Friendly
Peter did a great job installing new AC compressor. Blowing super cold now! Arrived a little early and was done quickly.

Gregory

31 years of experience
378 reviews
Gregory
31 years of experience
Gregory is a nice person

Michael

37 years of experience
39 reviews
Michael
37 years of experience
Always great and ontime, sometimes forgets to reset the "service now" light/indicator

James

30 years of experience
837 reviews
James
30 years of experience
James, as usual did a great job fixing my car.

James

31 years of experience
651 reviews
James
31 years of experience
James was very knowledgable and skilled. He completed the job on time with no problems.

Isai

27 years of experience
230 reviews
Isai
27 years of experience
Second time working with him and I haven't been disappointed at all. He's great.


How much does Car AC Compressor Replacement cost in Brighton?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Brighton. Our mechanics in Brighton are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Brighton.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Ram ProMaster 2500 $1390 $1126.17 $263.96 6% $1480.92
2010 Toyota Camry $1467 $778.81 $687.91 13% $1703.31
2012 Ford E-350 Super Duty $983 $567.49 $415.94 12% $1126.49
2008 Lexus GS460 $1987 $995.31 $991.87 14% $2328.31
2011 Audi A6 Quattro $1441 $744.63 $695.91 14% $1679.88
2009 Porsche Cayenne $1676 $1107.82 $567.92 10% $1871.07

Fast and easy service at your home or office

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


Car AC Compressor Replacement Service

What is the AC Compressor all about?

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.

Keep in mind:

This service comes with receiver dryer and orifice tube. It is very common for metals from the compressors to go throughout the system and get caught in different components. If the compressor is replaced without the dryer and the orifice tube, it will ruin the new compressor and it will not be covered by the warranty from parts manufacturers.

How it's done:

  • Check for pressure in the AC system.
  • Check for power and ground at the compressor.
  • If compressor is found to be faulty, remove all of the refrigerant.
  • Remove the compressor, receiver drier, orifice tube, and/or expansion valve.
  • Flush all foreign materials from the AC System.
  • Install new compressor, receiver drier, and orifice tube.
  • Evacuate and recharge the AC system.
  • Leak check for any system leaks.
  • Check for proper operation of AC system.

Our recommendation:

The most common reason for an AC compressor to fail is leaky seals and inadequate lubrication. It is good practice to turn the AC on periodically so that the seals don’t dry up and stay lubricated. If you notice a change in the temperature of the air through the AC vents (not as cold as it should be), get it inspected.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the AC Compressor?

  • No cold air from the vents.
  • Clicking sound from under the engine.
  • AC not working.

How important is this service?

In addition to your comfort, air conditioning systems add value to your vehicle. You should keep your AC fully operational. In some systems, the hot and cold air are blended to achieve the desired temperature setting. In these cases, when the AC system fails, you will not only NOT get any cold air, but the entire temperature regulation is thrown off.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


Recent articles & questions

P0119 OBD-II Trouble Code: ECT Sensor Circuit Intermittent Malfunction Problem
P0119 P0119 code definition Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor circuit intermittent malfunction problem. What the P0119 code means P0119 is the generic OBD-II code which indicates that the Engine Control Module (ECM) has detected intermittent ECT sensor input. What...
How to Drive an SUV in the Winter
If If you are from an area with consistently inclement weather, you’ll know the hardships of driving in the winter. Between the snow, the ice, and the temperature, winter makes for driving at its harshest. Sports utility vehicles or SUVs...
Car Repairs a Click Away: YourMechanic in The New York Times
A New York Times article cites the convenience and transparency YourMechanic offers car drivers in need of repair, diagnostic & maintenance services.

What are the effects or symptoms of bad fuel injectors?

Hello. A bad fuel injector can fail closed, fail open or not seal when closed and can work normal but have reduced flow from blockage. A fuel injector that is failed closed will cause total misfire all the time on...

My left rear tire locks up when I push the brakes

You might want to check the installation of the rear brake shoes to make sure they were installed correctly. There is a primary and secondary shoe. The front shoe is the primary and the smaller shoe compared to the rear...

I have a coolant leak...recently changed the expansion tank...now I have a leak right in front of the radiator 2008 BMW 750Li

Hello - there is an air bleed hose that runs across the top of the radiator (under a plastic cover) and into the expansion tank. There is a coolant level sensor, and a coolant transfer hose (expansion tank to the...

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com