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C230 kompressor: 2002 mb..runs well..etc., but the evaporator went…

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i have a 2002 MB C230 kompressor w/ 101k miles on it. car is in great shape; runs well, etc., but the evaporator went out and needs to be replaced. in your opinion, is it worth the money to have the repair done, or should i dump the car? i believe that the repair costs are more than 1/2 of the blue book value for this car. thanks.
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Hi, when faced with a big repair like this you should take into consideration the overall condition of the car and also your ability to replace the car with something better. Getting rid of this car and replacing it with another used car that might have problems would not be the best thing. If your car is in good shape and you'd rather not spend a lot of money to replace the car I think repairing it would be fine.


 

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