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Elgin IL Appliance Repair

Have a broken appliance and not sure where to turn? Connect with the team at AAA Appliance Service Center! We have been fixing appliances for homes and businesses in the Elgin, IL area since 1950! You can count on our experience and expertise to solve any of your appliance problems, including subzero refrigerators.

How much does it cost to repair a Sub-Zero refrigerator near Elgin?

Depending on the components and time necessary, repair estimates for Sub-Zero machines range from $800 to $3,600. Whether your repair need is relatively minor or a major emergency, the most critical step to ensuring a successful Sub-Zero repair service is to use a Certified Repair firm.

How long will a Sub-Zero refrigerator last near Elgin?

A Sub-Zero should last 20 years or more. Some have reportedly even lasted up to 50 years! You can extend its life by keeping it tidy on the inside to decrease germs. Don't overcrowd it; make sure there's adequate ventilation both outside and within. Periodically inspect the door gaskets for rips, cracks or air leaks, and a couple of times a year, replace your water filter and wipe the dust off the condenser coils. Regular maintenance from a certified professional will also help you get the maximum service life from your Sub-Zero refrigerator.

Is it worth having a refrigerator repaired near Elgin?

When deciding whether to replace or repair your refrigerator, it is critical to examine the model of refrigerator you presently own, since some are more difficult and expensive to repair than others. While deciding whether to repair or replace, the following principles should be followed.

    • Repairing built-in refrigerators is nearly always worthwhile. They are not only less expensive to fix, but they also have a longer lifespan.
    • Side-by-side refrigerators that are less than 5 years old should be fixed; if they’re more than 5 years old, replacement is probably more cost-effective.
  • Bottom-freezer refrigerators should be fixed within seven years and replaced thereafter.
  • Refrigerators with top-freezers should be fixed within three years, evaluated for repair within three to six years, and replaced if older than seven years.

Always check to see whether you have a warranty or extended service before replacing or repairing something. You may usually get the refrigerator replaced or fixed for free if it has a guarantee. However, if your refrigerator is more than 10 years old, it is unlikely to be covered by a guarantee. 

How often should a Sub-Zero refrigerator be serviced near Elgin?

You should maintain your Sub Zero refrigerator at least once every six months. This will ensure that everything is in good condition and clean. Not only will this help you get the maximum service life out of your refrigerator, but it will also guarantee your food stays fresher longer and there’s no unpleasant odors inside the refrigerator.

How much does it cost to fix a refrigerator that is not cooling near Elgin?

Prices vary depending on what has to be repaired. Replacing a thermostat is quite inexpensive, costing approximately $100, compared to fixing an ice maker, which costs $300 to $350. If and when a refrigerator compressor breaks, the repair cost might range from $500 to $1000. The same is true if the refrigerator's seal system fails (the coolant circulation). All of this is to say that if your refrigerator is running hot, it does not always indicate that you will have to spend much money to fix it.

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