I’ve been told that my A/C compressor needs replacing, the cost of which comes to around $1000 - 1200. Is this the kind of job that I, with the right tools and the parts can do myself? I’ve worked on cars before - back in the 80’s granted - and have common sense etc. but acknowledge that I’m only an enthusiastic amateur. Does this require special tools and instruments to make sure all is assembled/lined up/etc. properly, belts tight enough, a degree in computer science or anything else beyond the range of a good socket set, torque wrench and all the other basics? Do I just need the compressor itself or are there other related parts that need replacing at the same time?
Thanks - David Miller