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the Cost of Refrigerator Repair

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$ 120
Jan 2007
Phoenix, AZ
New part for refrigerator compressor  more... close row
$ 104
Oct 2007
Omaha, NE
Replacement fuse for refrigerator  more... close row

Description of service

Our refrigerator suddenly stopped working right around dinner time and we had no idea what to do. We called the manufacturer and they directed us to a local appliance repair company that came out the next morning to look at our refrigerator. It turned out to be a blown fuse in the motor or something like that. The fuse itself was only $14 but the service visit cost $90 and he was done in about 15 minutes. That sounds expensive but losing all the food would have cost much more and he was able to come out the next day, so it was worth it.

Review of Service

I didn't know anything about refrigerators before this, but there are coils in the front that need to be regularly vacuumed if you have a lot of dust or pet hair in the house. The coils get clogged and then burn out the motor because it has to work too hard to run the refrigerator. The repairman was pleasant as he explained this to us and said that he'd seen it happen many times which made me feel better. He arrived on time and it was a very short visit because he only had to slide the refrigerator out and take off the back plate to replace the part. As I said earlier, because he came out so quickly I feel it was a fair price for this service.


Just make sure to clean under your refrigerator and vacuum those coils regularly if you have a dog or cat that sheds.

$ 267
Nov 2007
Forks, Washington
Appliance repair included significant travel costs  more... close row
$ 75
May 2008
Detroit, MI
Refrigerator problem fixed by adding freon  more... close row
$ 45
Jul 2007
Ashland, Ky
Refrigerator repair while under warranty  more... close row
$ 90
Jul 2007
Austin, Texas
Refrigerator is a necessity  more... close row
$ 215
Sep 2008
Dallas, TX
Side by side refrigerator/freezer
Repairman even willing to remove shoes in the house  more... close row
$ 150
Feb 2008
Chicago, Illinois
Temperature gauge in refrigerator broken  more... close row
$ 350
Jul 2008
Aspen, CO
Refrigerator compressor replaced  more... close row
$ 80
May 2008
Monterey, California
Refrigerator ice maker fixed in less than an hour  more... close row
$ 150
Jan 2008
Brighton, MI
refrigerator/freezer combo
Freon problem in fridge fixed  more... close row
$ 253
Dec 2007
Frederick, Maryland
Refrigerator and Ice Maker
Refrigerator's ice maker needed repair  more... close row
$ 220
Nov 2008
Floridatown, FL
Automatic defrost Refrigerator
Automatic defrosting refrigerator stopped working suddenly  more... close row
$ 220
Sep 2007
New Edinburg, AR
In-home assessment and repair  more... close row
$ 85
Apr 2008
Wellington, FL
Refrigerator ice maker was jammed  more... close row
$ 125
Sep 2008
Cream Ridge, NJ
Both fridge and freezer stopped working effectively  more... close row
$ 80
Apr 2008
Los Angeles, California
Avanti Refrigerator
Refrigerator repair very satisfactory  more... close row
$ 85
Dec 2006
Tampa, FL
Extremely unsatisfactory refrigerator repair  more... close row