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Our expert insights into compressor replacement

Our expert insights into compressor replacement

What does a compressor do?

The compressor is powered by your car’s engine and pumps and pressurizes the refrigerant through the air conditioning system, feeding cold air into your car.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning compressor

If the air conditioning in your car doesn’t function as it normally would, for example, if your air vents aren’t producing cool air, then it could be down to a faulty compressor.

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How much does it cost to change my compressor? compressor-replacement

Save up to 30% on your compressor replacement. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we replace your AC compressor?

Our fully qualified mechanics will check for possible fault codes relating to your air conditioning that could lead them directly to a compressor fault. Wherever required your compressor will be replaced.

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What does a compressor do?

The compressor is powered by your car’s engine and pumps and pressurizes the refrigerant through the air conditioning system, feeding cold air into your car.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning compressor

If the air conditioning in your car doesn’t function as it normally would, for example, if your air vents aren’t producing cool air, then it could be down to a faulty compressor.

View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to change my compressor? compressor-replacement

Save up to 30% on your compressor replacement. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we replace your AC compressor?

Our fully qualified mechanics will check for possible fault codes relating to your air conditioning that could lead them directly to a compressor fault. Wherever required your compressor will be replaced.

Learn more

Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, how often should a compressor need replacing?

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How much does compressor replacement cost?

How much does compressor replacement cost?

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A typical compressor replacement in the UK costs around £300.00 - £416.00. Depending on your car brand, model and engine, and whether you live in a big city or a small one, the price of a compressor replacement on your vehicle can be higher or lower. We have computed prices for some of the best-selling cars in the UK in order to give you an idea of how much the compressor replacement should cost.

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Ford C Max Titanium

1.5 litres

£397.08 £321.0019%

Toyota Auris Tr

1.3 litres

£381.89 £306.0020%

Mercedes A150 Elegance Se

1.5 litres

£388.41 £321.0017%

BMW 116i Sport

1.6 litres

£356.40 £300.0016%

Porsche Cayman

2.7 litres

£511.26 £416.0019%

Seat Altea Stylance

1.6 litres

£382.85 £309.0019%

Suzuki Grand Vitara 16v

2 litres

£357.54 £303.0015%

Mazda 2

1.6 litres

£362.70 £300.0017%

Seat Alhambra Tdi Se

1.9 litres

£380.33 £312.0018%

Porsche Cayman

2.7 litres

£511.26 £416.0019%

BMW 116i Sport

1.6 litres

£356.40 £300.0016%

Seat Altea Stylance

1.6 litres

£382.85 £309.0019%

Mazda 2

1.6 litres

£362.70 £300.0017%

Suzuki Grand Vitara 16v

2 litres

£357.54 £303.0015%
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* The cost of your compressor replacement depends on your car make and model and may vary depending on your location.

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We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

Fully qualified mechanics with 10+ years’ experience 👨‍🔧

Your car is in the UK’s safest expert hands.

Manufacturer-equivalent parts only ⚙️

Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

12-month warranty on parts and labour 🛠

Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

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Want to learn more about compressor replacement?

Want to learn more about compressor replacement?

What does an air conditioning compressor do?

The AC compressor pumps and pressurises the refrigerant through the air conditioning system, feeding cold air into your car. The compressor is powered by your car’s engine.

How often should a compressor need replacing?

A well-maintained and properly serviced compressor could last as long as your car does. However, as with all vehicle components, they’re prone to wear and tear. Leakage and blockage can create irreparable damage.

The law, vehicle regulations and your MOT

A faulty air compressor won’t affect your car’s MOT, but it can affect the comfort of you and your passengers. It’s worth keeping your air conditioning running correctly as the impact it can have on your vehicle’s fuel efficiency could affect the day-to-day cost of your motoring.

What happens when we replace your AC compressor?

Our efficient and fully qualified mechanics will check for possible fault codes relating to your air conditioning that could lead them directly to a compressor fault.

The air conditioning system will be checked thoroughly, including electric and pressure components.

Wherever required your compressor will be replaced, and you’ll be advised of any other connected or associated problems arising from its malfunction. Important associated parts will also be removed and cleaned.

You will be advised of any other parts that may need to be replaced for the best operation and health of your vehicle. This includes replacement of refrigerant and possibly the orifice tube and receiver dryer.

Once the faulty compressor has been replaced, our mechanics will test it thoroughly to ensure the correct running of the new part and make any adjustments required for its premium operation.

What causes an AC compressor to stop working correctly?

Over time, the internal components of a compressor can wear or fail, including the seals that cannot be replaced independently. In other cases, the valves, pistons, bearings or clutch may need replacing, and it could be a cheaper option to replace the complete unit rather than each of the individual parts. Your compressor may have stopped working properly due to infiltration by dirt and debris, or from being affected by other faulty parts in the system.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning AC compressor

Your air con doesn’t work

If the air conditioning in your car doesn’t function as it normally would then it could be down to a faulty compressor.

There is no cool air

If your air vents aren’t producing cool air when your AC is operational, it could be your compressor that’s malfunctioning.

Your fuel consumption isn’t as good as normal

A malfunctioning compressor could also affect your fuel consumption, so if you notice that you’re not achieving your usual mpg, it could be time to have your compressor checked.

Unusual noises in the engine bay

If you hear a ticking noise coming from your engine, then this could be a sign that your compressor is damaged. The AC unit is damp If there are patches of fluid around the AC unit, this could also be a sign of a faulty compressor.

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