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Need to replace the compressor for the a.c. The estimate from the audi dealer is $1,700. Can I do this myself? I have located used parts in the after market on the internet for a cost of $600.

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It not a big deal to change it IF YOU ALREADY HAVE SOME EXPERTISE WITH A/C just need to loosen some screws & pulley tensors, purgue the A/C system and disconnect & connect some cables and charge it again. But it will be a good idea to take it to a good mechanic. Don't forget to have the A/C system lubricated before charging it again.

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If you know what your doing you can work on any car yourself, but i recomend that you buy a new compressor because you can never tell how long used parts will last for

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