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Bassguy 07-30-2011 07:41 AM

Life expectancy of A/C window units?
 
I've got a Whirlpool ACM122XK1 that was manufactured in May of 2002. The fan runs but the compressor doesn't. I had the same problem about 5 years ago and I had to replace the capacitor at a DIY cost of (I think) around $35. Money is a little tight right now so I'm debating with myself if it's the same problem, should I put any more money into a 9+ year old machine, or just go buy a new unit. (The compressor had been making some new sounds this season.) Just wondering what the life expectancy of these things were in 2002? Opinions?

MomofTwo 03-27-2013 12:31 PM

Qick Question
 
Do you still have this a/c unit? ACM122XK1.


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