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Question DetailsAsked on 8/27/2013

how much does it cost to replace evaporation coil on central ac unit

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If the coil has developed a leak, in some instances the leak can be soldered. Consider the age of the unit as well before investing in a repair as other expensive components may be next to fail.

Answered 6 years ago by hosey


Depends on make, model, size, age of model, materials it is made of (i.e stainless versus aluminum or steel alloy), ease of access and removal, etc -

Can run from a low of about $200 to over $1000 for the unit, and labor from $100 for simple, serviceable designs (a true rarity) to about $350 in bad cases.

Bear in mind (read the comments in Home > HVAC) that if your unit runs on R-22 (Freon) that gas is being phased out and cost is skyrocketing because of that and price gouging - some people are charging over $150/lb now (even though in bulk you can still buy it for $30-40/lb), with 3-4 lbs being a common filling amount - so if your unit is old you might consider the alternative benefits and costs of replacing the entire A/C unit now rather than a couple of years down the road, because in addition to the evaporator replacement you are looking at $300-600 in gas refill alone - a good chunk of a normal $2000-4000 A/C system replacement cost.

Answered 6 years ago by LCD

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