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So my 855 turbo's A/C is broken again- this time it's diagnosed as needing a new condenser. Quote is for $1100- the majority of it in labor- apparently the dash has to be taken apart (?) Is anyone familiar with this job, and does this estimate seem reasonable?<p>If so, that's the end of my AC days in the wagon. I can't put $1100 into a feature I don't *have* to have in a 15 year old car with 166K on it....
 

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Re: 855 A/C condenser: $1100? (yuri1419)

That would be your EVAPORATOR and $1100 is VERY cheap.<br>Most of the time, it costs closer to $1500<p>They fail in <B>EVERY SINGLE 850/70 series car</B>. A bad design, they rust internally<p>The <B>condensor</B> is the small AC radiator attached to your regular radiator in front of your car and would be<B> MUCH</B> cheaper to replace
 

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Re: 855 A/C condenser: $1100? (JRL)

Well, drat. No point in shopping around for a competing quote then.<p>So they *still* haven't fixed it? Even the new 70 series are destined to rust?
 

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Re: 855 A/C condenser: $1100? (yuri1419)

850/70 series is 1994 to 2000<br>P2 cars are fine
 

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Re: 855 A/C condenser: $1100? (JRL)

Ah. I figured you meant everything that had the V70 name still had that problem, P1 or P2.
 
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