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Was is the typical warranty on an evaporator coil? : I have

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Was is the typical warranty on an evaporator coil?
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Phil replied 6 months ago.

Hello, 5 years on the 'sealed system' that includes the compressor, condenser coil and evaporator coil are common. That will include the parts and a small amount to help with the labor in some cases. !0 years is becoming more common, but the fine print varies. Some include a labor allowance, some do not.... and many in the 10 year range are *prorated. That means failure within the first year you get 100% replacement, and 5 years you get 1/2, and at 9 years you get 10% credit on the new part.

The average evaporator coil wholesales for $250 to $350... it takes one man half a day to change one, unless it is in the attic, or in an otherwise difficult location... then the cost is higher. Labor will generally run $600 to $800.

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Expert:  Phil replied 6 months ago.

About how old is the system?

We can go from there

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