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Air conditioner in 2000 Dodge Caravan Needs to be Replaced

What is the approximate cost to replace/repair the air conditioner of a 2000 Dodge Caravan. There is no freon left in the system.

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  • freedmancore Jun 28, 2009

    I have not had it recharged.

    When I was at repair shop they indicated that there was none left in the system, and weeks before that I could see a 'mist' coming into the car each time the air conditioner was turned on.

    I'm looking to keep the car for a while even though there are more than 145K miles on it; so, I was just wondering what the 'worst case' cost would be.

  • messstat
    messstat May 11, 2010

    How long has the system been without a freon charge?

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Cost of repair will depend on which component of the AC system needs repair/replacement. There are several components to the system, with each component costing different amounts and each requiring different amounts of labor to repair or replace.
But, how do you know there is no refrigerant left in the system? Have you had the system charged recently and it leaked out?

Posted on Jun 27, 2009

  • Joel Friedenberg Jun 28, 2009

    If you are somewhat handy around autos, you can re-charge the AC system yourself, and then you can go from there. It may be that all the system needs is a charge. If you go to your local auto parts store, they will have a Re-Charge kit. Just follow directions. They also have a leak test canister that you put into the system that will detect a leak by blowing a dye out where the leak is, You may be spending around forty dollars or so. You may luck out or the money may go down the drain. At least you could get an idea of the problem, because AC can run you into Hundreds of dollars.

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