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Brought the truck in because the AC isn't working.. compressor gone.. $1000 to fix.

No, i'll sweat it out, thanks.

But they charge $99 to diagnose it! wtf?
 

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Holy crap!!!!!!!

I would die with AC in my truck.
 

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Hi Kelli, mechanics wife here. Call around. Is that at the dealership? $99 to diagnose is high, but that fee is usually subrtacted from total when you get the work done. Try some smaller shops, ask if they can get a used one from a wreckers. If you were closer, i'd tell ya to come down here. I'm sure the hubby could do it for alot less.
 

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Yeah, i'll call around.. but it's going to have to wait.. i'm in a bit of a financial bind.. honestly i was hoping it was just going to need freeon.. this wasn't what i thought it was going to be.
 

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I called him, lol. I've been married to him for a long time. He said the same thing i did. What sucks about compressors is that they can't really be fixed, if they leak at the seal, sometimes but thats a slim sometimes it works if they replace the seal. Anyways he said to try and get a used one and get an honest smaller shop to do the work (he has a sore spot with dealerships even tho our son works at one). Hope it doesn't stay too hot up there.
 

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I called him, lol. I've been married to him for a long time. He said the same thing i did. What sucks about compressors is that they can't really be fixed, if they leak at the seal, sometimes but thats a slim sometimes it works if they replace the seal. Anyways he said to try and get a used one and get an honest smaller shop to do the work (he has a sore spot with dealerships even tho our son works at one). Hope it doesn't stay too hot up there.
=) Thank you for calling and asking.. that was really sweet! I think there's some places around here that sell used parts.. maybe when my parents aren't looking, i'll grab theirs =)
 
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