air conditioner and furnace replacement


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Old 07-20-06, 03:25 PM
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air conditioner and furnace replacement

My air conditioner went out this week, it's approx 13yrs old and the company I called recommended they replace the funace as well. It this necessary? What are the reasons for this? The furnace is the same age.
 

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Furnace & A/C

If the furnace is over 15-20 years old, I would say to go ahead & replace it at the same time as the A/C. They may also be suggesting furnace replacement in order to fit the new evaporator coil for the A/C. Many older furnaces are too tall to properly fit the new coils which are much taller than the old ones.
 
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My air conditioner is 19 yrs old... in apartment... still works okay though (most inefficient appliance around, however).
 
 

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