Car AC Compressor Replacement at your home or office in La Porte.

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Peter

43 years of experience
1321 reviews
Peter
43 years of experience
This was my second time using Peter. Again I was blown away with his ability to explain what needed to be done thoroughly. You can tell he enjoys doing things right the first time.
First & foremost, Peter was on even a little early. That in itself started us out on the right foot. I could see his van coming on my smart phone, isn't technology great. He was pleasant to talk with & he listened to me while we were just chit chatting. He picked up some other things I needed done, hence he he's give new me a quote to do the work. I would recommend Peter to any one of my friends. You folks understand that service is your most important product. Thank you so much Peter.

Joe

43 years of experience
809 reviews
Joe
43 years of experience
He was on time and took the time to show us everything that he was doing. Very professional.
Joe is very professional, friendly and honest, my car was broken down on my driveway, he came to my house, was on time and worked in unpleasant weather until the job was done in less hours than estimated. He found that I did not have to replace one of the pumps that was already paid for and refunded me for it. Thank you Joe is was a pleasure to deal with you.

Christopher

27 years of experience
337 reviews
Christopher
27 years of experience
Overall Chris was phenomenal. He came over introduced himself, did a quick briefing and to work he went.
Excellent work performed by Chris. Very knowledgeable and work was completed as requested. Definitely will be using Your Mechanic again! Thanks Chris!

Allen

36 years of experience
471 reviews
Allen
36 years of experience
Very pleasant person and on time! Did a great job! A/C is running nice and cold!
Very friendly and went above and beyond to get the job done!

TJ

26 years of experience
362 reviews
TJ
26 years of experience
Courteous, knowledgeable, efficient, explained things on a level I could understand.

Whitney

39 years of experience
783 reviews
Whitney
39 years of experience

Patrick

33 years of experience
1378 reviews
Patrick
33 years of experience
Patrick is a pro. On time, on budget and good communication.

Tim

48 years of experience
73 reviews
Tim
48 years of experience

Gary

27 years of experience
226 reviews
Gary
27 years of experience
I was a little surprised that the work took a second day to complete. I was lucky I didn't need the truck immediatly. I know that vehicle is difficult to work on and I was happy the bill was exactly what was quoted. I have had about 5 repairs done on the truck in the past 2 years and the bill is always $500 more than the estimate which creates problems in budgeting. Overall this was a great experience and I would like you to do all of our fleet vehicle maintenance. Thanks for the great service.

Horus

11 years of experience
122 reviews
Horus
11 years of experience
Mechanic was great! The process was a pain in the ass changin your estimate on me and calling multiple times spending hours on the phone.


How much does Car AC Compressor Replacement cost in La Porte?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in La Porte. Our mechanics in La Porte 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 La Porte.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Mazda CX-7 $1278 $733.64 $543.93 12% $1464.64
2012 Ford Explorer $1064 $752.52 $311.96 9% $1171.77
2012 Hyundai Sonata $997 $668.67 $327.95 10% $1109.42
2014 Mercedes-Benz C300 $2202 $1746.55 $455.94 6% $2359.30
2015 Mini Cooper Countryman $1046 $622.30 $423.94 12% $1192.05
2008 Jaguar S-Type $1534 $613.87 $919.88 17% $1850.12

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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.

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