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Repair cost. A repair mand came to our house and told us that to replace the compressor would cost over $700...Is this possible??? Is this a FAIR price? If the compressor is in the $200-300 range, and it isn't too difficult, I will do the repair myself! I am very handy, and cannot see spending $700 for a $200-300 item. What do you think??? Thanks GREG

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I have been working in this field for nearly 48 years and I see to many times where people doing service do not have the customers best interest at heart. Get a second opinion and don't tell them what the other quoted.

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