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Have a Trane a/c with a leak in the aluminum part of the

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Have a Trane a/c with a leak in the aluminum part of the coil. My service provider wants to install a new condenser coil. Coil is under warranty and will be provided without charge; the installation and parts will cost me $1170.00. Can't the leak in the aluminum be repaired?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Rick replied 11 months ago.

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I'm sorry to have to confirm the bad news but there is no way to effectively repair aluminum in this application. At best it would be a patch that is unlikely to last very long.

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