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Hi everyone, anyone replaced their compressor on a 2.7 diesel 2005. anyone had it done and at what cost. Much sucking of teeth at local garages.

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Can't help to much with the diesel, I had my ac compressor done last year for approx £700 supply / fit, did aux belt at same time, they collected the car, and picked me up to go and collect. The belt was Oem, the compressor was after market

bearing in mind, I'm not a million miles from London, so will affect the price I would think,  oh and that was an indie

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My mobile air con chap says he can supply and fit a used compressor with a 6 month warranty for £265. New compressor (not OEM though) supply and fit £445

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19 minutes ago, Raistlin said:

My mobile air con chap says he can supply and fit a used compressor with a 6 month warranty for £265. New compressor (not OEM though) supply and fit £445

Hi

Thats not a bad price.:yes:

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Had it done, still no cold air but thanks for your help.

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56 reg 2.7.

Cautionary tale.

Had my compressor replaced last year, at Chichester dealership, and it cost around £750. Car went in for a service shortly after and they found a aircon coolant leak. I gave them the evil (so are you going to sort your mistake out) eye but was told by the 'abashed' workshop manager that it wasnt the compressor or an error with the installation but a blown hose that would need replacing. A days work with a quote of £900!  Yes. Really.

"Needed time to think". I said. (which really meant get another quote from an independant Jag specialist in Portsmouth). After looking into it for 5 days they gave me an estimate of £750 but said they "wouldn't thank me for the work".

I have a service contract with the main dealership that includes 15% off parts and 20% off labour so booked it in (brand new XE as a loaner (OK; but I wouldn't trade in for Jeremy)).

3 1/2 days later Jeremy was ready for collection! Dealerships get some bad press but there was no mention of upping the price (the difference between a quote and an estimate) and climate control is back to its brilliant self...... but ouch.

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compressors rarely fail

on the s-type its usually a bad dccv valve or a combination of a dccv and air con module,

some times when the dccv fails it takes the module out, modules cab be repaired, theres lot of info on how to repair, if you google it

a lot of times the air con works, its the dccv passing hot water and warming the heater overcoming the air con

a good indy should be able to tell you where the fault is

cheers

Joe

also have a look here http://jaguarclimatecontrol.com/diagnose/

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