What Does AC Repair Cost?

Air conditioning issues happen to all of us; it’s a fate we cannot escape. For that reason, it is best to equip yourself, not only with some HVAC knowledge, but also with some service and parts fees. Here are a few of the more common AC issues and their related repair or replacement costs.*

  • Flat rate on all residential calls: $120 – $200
  • Refrigerant leak detection and repair: $225 – $1,600
  • A/C refrigerant recharge (type, amount, etc. varies): $260 – $750
  • Fuses, circuit breakers or relays: $75 – $290
  • Capacitors and/or contactor: $110 – $400
  • Hard start kits/power pack boosters: $250 – $500
  • New thermostat: $125 – $470
  • Outdoor condensing unit fan motor: $200 – $625
  • Condensate drain line flush or repair: $75 – $250
  • Copper line repairs or replacement (may include refrigerant): $200 – $650
  • Compressor replacement (size and type variables): $1,350 – $2,300
  • Replace condensing unit coil (not evap coil): $1,900 – $2,900
  • Cased or uncased evaporative coil: $425 – $900
  • Metal or plastic drain pans: $250 – $575
  • Condensate pump replacement: $240 – $450

*Prices may vary. Estimates will be given at the time of the inspection, and are subject to change, based on motor type and manufacturer.