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How difficult is it to replace the compressor on a 1998 mercury sable? I'd like to do it myself and get it recharged at a shop.

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Hi,

I would not recommend DIY on compressor replacement because you would need to recycle the refrigerant that is still in the system, and for that service shops have a machine that collects and recycles refrigerant. A new compressor alone will not come precharged ,it would have to be charged connected to the unit.

I hope this helps.

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