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I'm told that the self-contained compressor is gone. They claim 8-14 hours to replace this for labor. Is this realistic?

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NO.how is access? proper compressor change out done properly 4-5 hours that includes recovering freon if it is an identical compressor and does not require reconfiguring the piping under 5 hours a good service tec will figure out what made the compressor go bad their is a cause and affect should be able to figure out within an hour. if you don't find out you'll be replacing it again. but 14 hours thats just crazy. Tom

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