RepairPal estimates the cost of an air conditioner condenser replacement to be between $520 and $700. Homeowners considering an upgrade to their existing system might want to consider installing a new unit, but those satisfied with their air conditioners are probably best served with a repair.
Some companies that sell air conditioning condensers, such as The Home Depot, offer installation services as a part of the deal. Local companies specializing in HVAC installation, repair and service also sell the condensers or simply provide installation services for a fee.
Condensation in AC ducts can be caused by improperly sealed openings or a lack of proper insulation around the AC duct. Condensation occurs when the outer portion of the duct work is cooled down and comes into contact with warmer air, according to Ace Plumbing.
The average cost of having a new air conditioner installed is around $5,000, according to HomeAdvisor, as of October 2015. The cost of having an old air conditioning unit replaced can range from $1,700 to $10,000. The cost to have an air unit repaired is significantly cheaper, averaging around $300.
Shoppers who need to replace a worn-out or inefficient refrigerator condenser can find the parts they need at Dey Distributing, eReplacementParts.com and Sears, as of 2015. These three retailers sell condensers and related parts for many different refrigerator models from top manufacturers.
Some examples of condensation include the water that gathers on a bathroom mirror after a hot shower and the water that collects on grass as dew. Condensation is the process where gas molecules slow down and come together to form a liquid.
Condensation occurs when a vapor gas cools beyond its saturation limit and liquid begins to form. Because the water vapor releases its heat during this process, condensation is a warming process.
Replacing a condenser fan motor involves obtaining a new fan motor, removing the old motor from the condenser and placing the new motor in the place of the old one. Be sure to disconnect the condenser from the power source before attempting this task to avoid a possible electric shock.
On RepairClinic.com, parts for a Carrier air conditioning unit range in price from less than $10 to over $1,700, depending on the part in question. Replacement Carrier air conditioning parts from USAirConditioning.com range from less than $1 to over $1,200, as of 2015.
To replace an air conditioner filter, remove the filter, determine what type of replacement filter is necessary and slide it into place. The filters in window units should be replaced yearly and cleaned once per month.