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I have a 10 yr old Armstrong AC..today I found that the evaporator coil has a small leak, replacement cost $750. The unit uses R22. The repair company suggested a heat pump, should i decide to replace the entire AC unit. ($3700) Location is Lincoln NE. Repair or Replace?

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