Why would I need to replace my A/C Condenser?
The A/C condenser is located at the front of your vehicle, in front of the radiator. This position location is chosen because it maximizes the the air flow needed for the A/C system to function correctly.
Unfortunately, this location means the condenser can be struck by road debris such as stones, gravel, sand from dirt roads, salt spray, etc.
It also means that even a minor accident can bend or brake the condenser.
Vibration is another cause of damage to the A/C Condenser. Driving subjects all parts of your vehicle to vibration, and movement. Over time this can cause damage to the condenser. Typically, a condenser will survive, this for many tens or even hundreds of thousands of miles.
Manufacturing Defects can also cause issues. Poor quality control or improper material choose can cause a condenser to fail.
How do I know I need an A/C Condenser Replacement?
The AC Condenser is a major component of your vehicles AC system. It is responsible for changing the physical state of the refrigerant in your vehicles AC system. This is an important step in cooling the air in your vehicle
Typical symptoms are:
- Weak or No cold air
- No AC
- Physical Damage
- A/C Compressor not turning on
- Leaking refrigerant
How much will it cost for an A/C Condenser Replacement?
The typical cost for the testing and replacement is between $130-$1440 for parts and labor. This price range is averaged across all passenger vehicles. The actual cost depends on your specific make, model and year. Depending on your specific vehicle, this cost may be lower or higher. This cost estimate is for the specific repair listed and doesn’t include additional, related items that may require repair.
If you think you may need your condenser replaced or are having other issues your A/C system, we are here to help.
What is included:
- Diagnostics preformed on Air Conditioning System
- Removal of the damaged A/C Condenser and installation of replacement
- Removal of any other damaged A/C components and installation of replacement
- Proper removal of refrigerant from your vehicles Air Conditioning System.
- Ensuring the system is properly sealed
- Proper refilling of your Air Conditioning system with refrigerant.
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How it works
Request a service:
Get a quote online or set-up a time to have your vehicle looked at.
Choose your service time:
Pick time slots that work for you, easily, online. We will confirm appointments and send reminders.
Get your vehicle repaired:
No waiting at the shop. Our mechanics bring everything that is needed to you. All you have to do is provided a safe area for the work to be performed.
What we need from you
A safe place to work on your vehicle:
No working on the side of busy roads, No working on unstable or steep surfaces. We do not perform repairs during severe weather or in situations where weather would directly impact the ability to complete the repair work.
Authorization from a property owner or management.
If you rent please ensure work can be performed where your vehicle is. If your repair work is being done in a parking lot or at your place of employment, please ensure you have permission to have work performed. We do not do repairs in areas restricted by law.