How Much Should Appliance Repairs Cost?

Cost of appliance repair

Quick answers:

  • Every appliance repair is unique
  • Repair costs can vary based on the type of appliance, your location, and the severity and type of problem that needs repair
  • HVAC systems tend to be the most expensive appliances to fix
  • Dishwashers tend to be the least expensive appliances to fix
  • If you decide not to repair, your Sears tech can provide you with a discount coupon toward the purchase of a new appliance at Sears

Our helpful infographic lets you — and your wallet — know what to expect when your appliances need fixing.

The costs of appliance repairs can vary significantly due to a wide variety of repair types and brands. These price ranges are a good place to start, though, when budgeting for an upcoming appliance repair or deciding whether it makes sense to replace your appliance.

how much should appliance repairs cost

When you choose Sears Home Services, you can expect that your technician will always diagnose your problem and provide you with an estimate up front. You can decide at that point whether to go forward with the repair or not. If your product is still under warranty or you have a Sears Protection Agreement, oftentimes the repair cost is covered. (Bonus: Shop Your Way members earn points when they pay for repairs. For a $200 repair, for example, you’d earn 2,000 points.) If you decide not to repair, your tech can provide you with a discount coupon toward the purchase of a new product at Sears.

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Average Cost of Appliance Repairs

Repair costs can vary based on 1) the type of appliance, 2) the severity of the damage, and 3) your geographic location. But, on average, here’s the range of what Sears Home Services repairs typically cost. Actual maximum or minimum repair costs may be more or less than those in the price ranges shown.


  • Dishwasher $150-$220
  • Gas Grill $150-$330
  • Stovetop $190-$250
  • Washer and Dryer $200-$265
  • Microwave $200-$250
  • Fridge $230-$300
  • Oven $230-$320
  • Snow blower $220-$320
  • Riding Mower $260-$350
  • HVAC System $350-$900

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