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Jeep Grand Cherokee AC Compressor Replacement

An AC compressor is an important component in your car’s air conditioning system, and the cost of replacement will vary depending on the type of car.

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Jeep Grand Cherokee AC Compressor Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Jeep Grand Cherokee AC Compressor Replacement is $694. Drop it off at our shop and pick it up a few hours later, or save time and have our Delivery mechanics come to you.

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2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.6L V6
14,000 miles
Kylie J  • 
September 8, 2020 9:17 PM  • 
Encino CA 91436
$769
1.90  hrs
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7L V8
255,000 miles
Scott T  • 
September 6, 2020 6:45 PM  • 
Phoenix AZ 85086
$437
4.60  hrs
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee
174,000 miles
Jessica F  • 
August 23, 2020 9:08 PM  • 
La Mesa CA 91941
$794
2.60  hrs
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.7L V8
139,000 miles
Isaac L  • 
July 25, 2020 10:31 PM  • 
Tolleson AZ 85353
$687
2.50  hrs
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7L V8
190,000 miles
Ryo I  • 
July 6, 2020 9:31 PM  • 
Gilbert AZ 85234
$196
4.20  hrs
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.7L V6
162,000 miles
Hector B  • 
July 3, 2020 7:25 PM  • 
Chandler AZ 85225
$839
5.80  hrs
2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.7L V6
100,000 miles
Annmarie S  • 
July 3, 2020 12:07 AM  • 
Lynwood CA 90262
$412
5.20  hrs
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.6L V6
105,000 miles
Wally A  • 
June 14, 2020 1:17 PM  • 
Chandler AZ 85225
$769
4.10  hrs
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.6L V6 Lim...
75,000 miles
Jacey G  • 
May 26, 2020 9:00 AM  • 
Oakland CA 94611
$790
4.40  hrs
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L L6
90,000 miles
George L  • 
May 11, 2020 6:46 AM  • 
Arcadia CA 91007
$415
2.80  hrs
2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.7L V6
185,000 miles
Christin F  • 
May 2, 2020 8:15 AM  • 
Phoenix AZ 85053
$398
5.40  hrs
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
64,446 miles
Venkata sathya nanda A  • 
August 22, 2019 6:23 AM  • 
Sunnyvale CA 94087
$1,240
2.00  hrs
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo
125,000 miles
Javier C  • 
July 24, 2019 2:19 AM  • 
San Diego CA 92128
$920
2.80  hrs
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo
162,000 miles
Thomas E  • 
July 19, 2019 12:21 PM  • 
Pomona CA 91767
$871
5.40  hrs
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo
180,000 miles
Josefina M  • 
June 13, 2019 10:00 AM  • 
Whittier CA 90601
$863
2.80  hrs
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What is an AC Compressor?

An AC compressor is a necessary component in your car’s air conditioning system. Air conditioning being the “AC” in “AC compressor”, if you didn’t already figure that out.

The AC compressor serves two main purposes. First, it pumps the refrigerant through the air conditioning system. And second, it creates pressure for the refrigerant. Both of these things are crucial when it comes to creating cold air, which I’m guessing is something you would like your car’s air conditioning system to be able to do.

The bulk of AC compressors get their power from the drive belt or belts. Depending on the type of car you have, the AC compressor may be controlled by an AC compressor clutch, which is engaged when you use the climate control buttons, or it may be of the variable displacement variety, which uses a control valve. Some cars even have their AC compressor running at all times, just at varying levels.

It’s fairly common for elements in your car’s air conditioning system to die with wear and tear. The AC compressor is especially vulnerable, due to the fact that a leak in the refrigerant will result in low levels of lubricant for the AC compressor. This is the primary cause of failure.

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Symptoms of a failing AC Compressor

Warm air conditioning

In theory, climate controls are simple. You ask for cold air, you get cold air. You ask for hot air, you get hot air. Things get complicated when you ask for cold air and get hot air. But that’s exactly what might happen if your AC compressor is busted. No, you're not going crazy. When the AC compressor’s life is over, your air conditioning system won’t have a way of cooling down the air that it’s sending into your cabin. Then you’ll get warm air, which isn’t so great on a sunny summer day.

Rattling noise

Your car should generally make two noises: The sound of the engine, and whatever you're blasting through the stereo. That's about it. If it makes more noises, you might have some issues on your hands. If the AC compressor is broken, you may hear a rattling noise, due to the compressor being loose, and...well...rattling around. Makes sense yeah? So, when you hear a noise, get it looked at. And when that noise is rattling, it may be the compressor.

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How urgent is an AC Compressor replacement?

Air conditioning is a luxury. It’s far from an important safety feature on your car. So, you’re completely safe to drive around, even with a bum AC compressor.

You might be miserable. And you might do further damage to the air conditioning system, which will cost you extra money when you do get around to fixing the compressor. But at least you’ll be safe.

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