How much should it cost to replace air conditioner compressor?
2008 Volvo XC90

How much should it cost to replace air conditioner compressor?

(2008 Volvo XC90)
My 2008 Volvo blows warm air until driven 4-5 miles and gradually gets cool, but after getting freon put in would only cool to 50 degrees first time second-time cooled to 38 degrees but didn't last. The mechanic said would cost $1,800 because solenoid may be out as well? said metal may be in the system but it doesn't make noises or anything. My Vehicle has 103,000 easy miles on it.
What seems to make the problem better or worse? After been sitting 2-3 days takes longer to cool
How long have you had this problem? about a year
Tags: blows warm air for 3 5 m, volvo, xc90
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on June 06, 2019
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Check the Estimator tool for a range. For real world estimates, contact some local shops near you for competitive pricing.

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As a side note --

You need a professional diagnostic test. I would not suggest "guessing" at anything. Recovering the refrigerant (using appropriate equipment) and then removing the line to the receiver / drier to see if there is any metal in the orifice tube would be one way to check for debris that is "guessed" at.

Checking system pressures to see if they are abnormally high due to debris would be another way, using a set of gauges or a proper R134A refrigerant station machine.

Electrical testing of the system may be required to ensure the cycle switch is operating properly.

Before guessing, spend a few dollars on a competent diagnostic test that can save you thousands of dollars in the long run.
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on June 06, 2019
https://repairpal.com/estimator

Check the Estimator tool for a range. For real world estimates, contact some local shops near you for competitive pricing.

https://repairpal.com/repair-shops/volvo-repair-and-service-in-kingman-arizona

As a side note --

You need a professional diagnostic test. I would not suggest "guessing" at anything. Recovering the refrigerant (using appropriate equipment) and then removing the line to the receiver / drier to see if there is any metal in the orifice tube would be one way to check for debris that is "guessed" at.

Checking system pressures to see if they are abnormally high due to debris would be another way, using a set of gauges or a proper R134A refrigerant station machine.

Electrical testing of the system may be required to ensure the cycle switch is operating properly.

Before guessing, spend a few dollars on a competent diagnostic test that can save you thousands of dollars in the long run.
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