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2006 Avalon: blowing cold..dash warning..a leak in the evaporator coil

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Hi, I have a 2006 Avalon and the A/C stopped blowing cold. No dash warning. A shop said there is a leak in the evaporator coil and it will take 10 hours to repair. Please let me know if this is normal? The costs are over $1500...

Scott H
Submitted: 5 years ago via CarComplaints.com.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 5 years ago.

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The labor time guide is calling for 8.8 hours to complete the job of replacing the evaporator. This does not include the time to recharge the system, which is roughly another hour. So, unfortunately, yes- 10 hours is just about right. Not an easy job.

 

LaborSkill
Level
Standard
Evaporator Core
ReplaceB8.8
Does Not Include: Refrigerant Recovery Or Evacuate & Recharge AC System.

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