Originally Posted by ZSK
There is refridgerant in the system now. There aren't any leaks, just that the compressor is toast. Basically the best way to go about it is to get the parts and then take it to a shop?
most shops dont like it when you bring your own parts. They make money by marking them up to list. It would be like taking your own steak to a restaurant for them to cook for you.
You will need an A/C machine to pull out the refrigerant and vacuum and recharge to the proper amount.