Saab A/C Compressor w/Clutch (9-3) - Behr 4635892

In most cars the A/C compressor is not only used for cooling in the summer, but also used to defrost the windshield in winter. While some may be able to live without A/C, it can be very difficult to see in winter without a functioning defroster.

The A/C system is one of the more complicated systems in the car, requiring special tools and knowledge, thus many DIY'ers will go the DIFM route (do it for me). Many pro's will install our parts, but we advise that you check with them first.

Consider replacing the A/C drier at the same time. The drier is designed to keep moisture out of the system and has a set "capacity" to remove that moisture. If you are investing in a new compressor, consider a new drier as well so as to be sure system moisture does not result in a premature failure of your new compressor.

Another consideration is compressor oil. Some compressors come with oil in them already, but never assume the quantity of oil included is correct for your application, because some compressors are suitable for multiple applications (and some come with just enough oil in them to prevent corrosion during shipping). ALWAYS double check and refer to your repair manual for the proper quantity.

We offer two compressor oils for your consideration, one with a UV dye to help locate leaks.

With UV Dye - SKU number 351214201 is from Behr and is a PAO Synthetic Oil with UV Dye. As a result it will not absorb moisture and should you get any leaks they will be easy to locate with the dye.

Without UV Dye - SKU number 351214031 is also from Behr, also a PAO Synthetic oil, but does not have the UV Dye, thus it is less expensive.

Behr is a German based supplier and manufacturer of automotive replacement parts specializing in air conditioning and engine cooling. Many of their parts are OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and all Behr products exceed OE quality standards. Though their headquarters is in Stuttgart-Feuerbach, Germany Behr has locations in the US as well including Troy Michigan, Dayton Ohio, Fort Worth Texas, and Charleston South Carolina.

FCP Euro is an online retailer of Genuine & OEM replacement Saab parts. Our online catalog offers an extensive range of Saab parts for all makes and model, as well as replacement parts for all European vehicles.

Since 1986 we have been committed to providing our customers only the highest quality Genuine & OEM replacement parts backed with a price match guarantee, free shipping, lifetime warranty and fitment guarantees on every part we sell. With our hassle free 365 day return policy and free tech support you can trust FCP for all of your replacement part needs.

Fits These Cars:
1999 Saab 9-3 A/C Compressor

2003 Exc. Sport Sedan
2000 Saab 9-3 A/C Compressor

2003 Exc. Sport Sedan
2001 Saab 9-3 A/C Compressor

2003 Exc. Sport Sedan
2002 Saab 9-3 A/C Compressor

2003 Exc. Sport Sedan
2003 Saab 9-3 A/C Compressor

2003 Exc. Sport Sedan
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Saab A/C Compressor w/Clutch (9-3) - Behr 4635892

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A/C Compressor
OE Numbers:
351134671, 4635892
$236.79 MSRP: $319.99
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By: Chuck Goldsmith
Sun, Jun 12 at 7:58PM
Otherwise Happy Saab Owner

Well, the third one of these just blew out again. I guess maybe I have learned my lesson finally. Each time I have had one of these Behr compressors installed it was by a trained and certified tech using the proper equipment, and it cost me the price of labor, shipping, new expansion valves, oil, freon, much inconvenience, etc. If you are looking at this one I hope for your sake that you will keep on shopping. As far as I can tell (from seasoned experience) these compressors are _________ (fill in your own expletive).

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