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According to the mechanic, it is the AC compressor. Thanks

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  • fernandezchr Nov 20, 2008

    According to the mechanic, it's the AC compressor that is making a noise, and according to his estimate, it will cost me about $2k to fix the problem. Is this true?

  • fernandezchr Nov 20, 2008

    Please help if this is true? I don't want to pay $2k for this non-sense noise, I think the mechanic is trying to rip me off?

  • Daniel Jenkins
    Daniel Jenkins May 11, 2010

    ?? what about it? WHAT IS YOUR QUESTION??

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Call up autozone or Oriellys, the compressor is probably $500 maybe more, I suspect the majority of that cost he is charging you is labor. This is not a job most diy people can do, it requires gauges and vacuum pumps and special equip to recover existing freon in your system.

2000 is not an entirely unreasonable price, a little high but not unreasonable. I could do the same job myself for 1/4 that, but I have all of the tools to do it with and the training. You also should not do A/C work unless you know what you are doing and have the tools to do it with..

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