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AC Compressor Failure

No doubt. I took it to a guy who knows Mercedes Benz very well. He gave me an estimate of $1133.

New AC Compressor - 495
Exp Valve - 95
Rec Drier Filter - 105
Belt Tensioner - 50
Freon - 40

Labor - 200, 60, 88

This is expensive. He charges 88 an hour.

I'm going to get another estimate today
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FYI my guy charges $100 an hour for labor, so $88 is not bad. However, I think you could probably find cheaper. It's just a matter of getting a mechanic that knows what he's doing. Try yelp reviews.


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My mechanic is right across the road. He usually does American cars but he is going to do this for me.
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Got it done, 600 parts, 350 labor
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