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Five year old goodman unit compressor gone bad. Should I just replace the compressor or should I get new air handler and condensing unit. Really don't want to spend the money, can really use it somewhere else.

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Depends on if your going to stay with the old refrigerent system of R 22 ro upgrade to the new R410A system. I have been upgreading my customers to 410A if the compressor has failed. Replacement of all components recomended on a compressor burn out.

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