Home
Estimates Heating and Air Conditioning AC Compressor Replacement

Mitsubishi Eclipse 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.

Get a Quote

Find Your Cost

Range for All Cars

Free Instant Quote

Average Shop Price $428
RepairSmith Price $243
Average Shop Price RepairSmith Price $ Tell us your vehicle to get a guaranteed price for your brakes from RepairSmith.

Tell us your car to get a guaranteed price from RepairSmith.

Tell us your vehicle to get a guaranteed price for your brakes from RepairSmith.

Our repairs come with:

Certified Mechanics  •  
12-Month | 12,000-Mile Warranty

Easy Online Booking  •  7 Days a Week

Mitsubishi Eclipse AC Compressor Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Mitsubishi Eclipse AC Compressor Replacement is $948. 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.

Car
Location
Quoted on
Price
2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse
3.8L V6 Spyder GT • 20,000 miles
Sacramento CA 95828
Nov 9, 2020
$708 - $866
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse
3.0L V6 Spyder GT • 181,000 miles
Grass Valley CA 95945
Nov 1, 2020
$812 - $992
2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse
3.0L V6 GTS • 100,000 miles
Carmichael CA 95609
Oct 30, 2020
$782 - $956
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse
2.0L L4 Turbo GST • 297,000 miles
Newhall CA 91321
Oct 28, 2020
$726 - $888
2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse
2.4L L4 GS Sport • 25,000 miles
El Monte CA 91732
Sep 20, 2020
$736 - $900
2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse
3.0L V6 GT • 137,453 miles
Glendale AZ 85304
Aug 7, 2020
$585 - $715
1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse
2.0L L4 • 163,785 miles
Los Angeles CA 90038
Jul 11, 2020
$762 - $932
2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse
2.4L L4 • 180,000 miles
San Diego CA 92101
May 27, 2020
$872 - $1,066
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse
GT • 0 miles
La Verne CA 91750
Jul 11, 2019
$1,647 - $2,013
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse
GT • 233,000 miles
Fontana CA 92336
Jun 13, 2019
$895 - $1,093
Last Updated:
Dec 17, 2020 6:25 PM
Get A Quote 12-Month | 12,000-Mile Warranty

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.

About system section icon
Get a Quote 1-Year | 12,000-Mile Warranty

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.

Get a Quote 1-Year | 12,000-Mile Warranty

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.

System section icon
Get a Quote 1-Year | 12,000-Mile Warranty

How can we help?

RepairSmith is here to make car repair easy.

Get a Quote

1-Year | 12,000-Mile Warranty