E46 BMW Social Directory E46 FAQ 3-Series Discussion Forums BMW Photo Gallery BMW 3-Series Technical Information E46 Fanatics - The Ultimate BMW Resource BMW Vendors General E46 Forum The Tire Rack's Tire Wheel Forum Forced Induction Forum The Off-Topic The E46 BMW Showroom For Sale, For Trade or Wanting to Buy

Welcome to the E46Fanatics forums. E46Fanatics is the premiere website for BMW 3 series owners around the world with interactive forums, a geographical enthusiast directory, photo galleries, and technical information for BMW enthusiasts.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.

Go Back   E46Fanatics > E46 BMW > General E46 Forum

General E46 Forum
This is the place to get answers, opinions and everything you need related to your E46 (sedan, coupe, convertible and wagon) BMW!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 04-15-2011, 04:06 PM   #1
snobitall_ron
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: California
Posts: 126
My Ride: 1999 323i (e46)
A/c Compressor clutch burned today.. how sad:(

is there anybody knows where to get new and cheapest a/c compressor? anybody knows somebody who can install the new compressor for me and recharge it? Location cerritos, ca. thanks. and its so hot now here.
snobitall_ron is offline   Reply With Quote
Ads by Google

Guests, get your FREE E46Fanatics.com membership to remove this ad.
Old 06-07-2011, 08:22 PM   #2
xqwizit
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Alhambra, CA
Posts: 45
My Ride: '98 4Runner
Looks like this post is from a few months ago. Anyhow, It's easier and probably less expensive if you just remove the compressor clutch and pulley and just replace the clutch (and possibly bearing). That way you don't need to evacuate/recharge freon since that's an un-necessary expense. Dealers and most mechanic shop won't tell you this b/c they want you to buy a new compressor from them and charge you more for labor and freon recharge.
xqwizit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2011, 09:53 PM   #3
Solidjake
Zero. Oil. Leaks.
 
Solidjake's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: NYC
Posts: 22,689
My Ride: 2002 330i
http://www.autohausaz.com/search/pro...C%20Compressor
Solidjake is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Censor is ON





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:41 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
(c) 1999 - 2011 performanceIX Inc - privacy policy - terms of use