Home
Estimates Heating and Air Conditioning Receiver Drier Replacement

Mini Cooper Paceman Receiver Drier Replacement

A receiver drier replacement is an affordable service, though the cost depends 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

Mini Cooper Paceman Receiver Drier Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Mini Cooper Paceman Receiver Drier Replacement is $252. 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
2015 Mini Cooper Paceman
1.6L L4 Turbo John Cooper Works ALL4 • 22,000 miles
Fresno CA 93722
Nov 20, 2020
$257 - $314
2016 Mini Cooper Paceman
1.6L L4 Base • 11,000 miles
Grass Valley CA 95945
Nov 6, 2020
$227 - $277
2015 Mini Cooper Paceman
1.6L L4 Turbo S • 65,000 miles
Sacramento CA 95822
Oct 31, 2020
$212 - $259
2013 Mini Cooper Paceman
1.6L L4 Turbo S • 100,000 miles
Chula Vista CA 91913
Oct 28, 2020
$230 - $281
2013 Mini Cooper Paceman
1.6L L4 Base • 52,000 miles
Placentia CA 92871
Oct 24, 2020
$216 - $264
2014 Mini Cooper Paceman
1.6L L4 Turbo John Cooper Works ALL4 • 71,000 miles
San Francisco CA 94119
Oct 20, 2020
$226 - $276
2016 Mini Cooper Paceman
1.6L L4 Base • 65,000 miles
Palo Alto CA 94301
Oct 15, 2020
$215 - $263
2015 Mini Cooper Paceman
1.6L L4 Turbo John Cooper Works ALL4 • 83,000 miles
Lucerne Valley CA 92356
Oct 6, 2020
$211 - $257
2014 Mini Cooper Paceman
1.6L L4 Turbo S ALL4 • 55,000 miles
Fresno CA 93704
Sep 30, 2020
$236 - $288
2013 Mini Cooper Paceman
1.6L L4 Turbo John Cooper Works ALL4 • 49,000 miles
Henderson NV 89015
Sep 20, 2020
$238 - $290
Last Updated:
Dec 17, 2020 6:25 PM
Get A Quote 12-Month | 12,000-Mile Warranty

What is a Receiver Drier?

The receiver drier is a critical part of your car’s air conditioning system. It serves a pretty basic purpose: To remove liquid and particulates from the refrigerant before the refrigerant heads to the air conditioning compressor and the rest of the AC system. Water in the refrigerant is bad. When the two liquids meet, they form either hydrochloric or hydrofluoric acid, which leads to corrosion in the air conditioning system. And then you’ve got a really big air conditioning problem on your hands. It’s also vital to have the refrigerant in a completely gaseous state when it heads to the compressor, so removing all the moisture is vital. The receiver drier, which as a metal canister, is located immediately past the condenser. The refrigerant enters from the top of the receiver drier, and is then passed through a filtration system. That’s where the moisture and particles are removed from the refrigerant. The refrigerant then leaves through the exit tube. Some cars don’t have a receiver drier, but instead have an accumulator. The accumulator serves the same purpose, though it’s a little bit bigger.

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

Symptoms of a failing Receiver Drier

Air conditioning isn’t cold enough

When the receiver drier isn’t properly filtering the refrigerant, it can lead to blockages in the air conditioning system. When that happens, the air conditioning won’t function properly. You might not mind this problem in December. But it becomes a pretty serious problem come June. When in doubt, if your climate controls aren’t functioning as they should, it’s a good idea to get the car checked out. It could be a few different things, including the receiver drier.

Leaks

A lot of different things can cause leaks in your car, so it’s not always easy to find the culprit. But one of those things is a busted receiver drier, which will leak refrigerant. When in doubt, just know that a leak is a bad thing, and should be addressed. You may also notice the leaking under the hood.

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

How urgent is a Receiver Drier replacement?

The receiver drier is a part of your air conditioning system, so it’s not exactly going to impact the safety of your car. You can still drive around without worrying about your safety.

But ignoring a broken receiver drier can cause damage to your entire air conditioning system, so it’s a pay now, or pay way more later situation. Seems obvious what the answer is here.

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