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Old unit blowing air, not cooled

\015 I'd like to know how old this model is (Frigidaire FAV157W1A1), and if it is worth the expense of repair. Would also love to know estimate for repair\015\012It worked great cooling my 800 sq foot downstairs for 4 years, but at the end of last summer, the air being blown lost its cool. I hate to just junk it as it has been a good machine - but have no idea how old it might be as it came with the house purchase (2004)\015

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You will have to contact the manufacture to get the age. The age can be determined through the serial number of that unit but often, only the manufacture can tell you. Window units are so inexpensive these days so I would recommend replacing it if you have done everything in regards to general maintenance of the unit like cleaning the indoor coil and rinsing out the coils at the back of the unit. Also, if you can get to the fan blades safely, they usually need a good cleaning as well. If you have done all this and it still doesn't cool, then I would replace it. I personally like the LG brand window units.

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