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How much should an electrician charge to change a circuit breaker?

Our stove stopped working. Appliance man came out and said the circuit breaker needed to be changed (wrong size, loose fitting). About how much should I expect to pay electrician?

Asked By: PatiC - 12/22/2008
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slippery slope. First Appliance repair means they don't know enough to get a real job. Leading a trade will sometimes get you paying more, ie you phone a plumber and tell him your hot water tank is gone, he will show up with a hot water tank, and sometimes even if it isnt gone, to save the time of returning it he will... More
Answered By: airwren - 12/22/2008
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I suspect that depends quite a bit upon the area in which you live. We're in Atlanta and had an electrician to the house recently. The charge just to come out was $75. He replaced a light switch and the total was $125.
Answered By: Patricia C - 12/22/2008
 
Isn't that just a fuse? It is simple to fix. But, it take people hour or two to travel to you and look at it. If it is me I won't do it less than $50. By the way anyone give me thumb down, I give everyone else a thumb down to hide my bad answer.
Answered By: Applepie - 12/22/2008
 
To swap out a circuit breaker, depending on where you live, should run between $250-$360.
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Answered By: Michael K - 12/22/2008
 
service call + labor $125
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Answered By: William B - 12/22/2008
 
Probably $75-$125. It's a simple fix, only takes 10 minutes to do, but they will charge a service call plus a minimum charge for labor. That is just the labor part. The breaker itself will be anywhere from $20-$50 depending on the type.
Answered By: wvparanormal - 12/22/2008
 
are you in or near a big city or small town?....you will pay more near a city.....i would estimate a total bill of $125-$175....remember it costs a lot to run any type of mobile repair service,,,new work vans are $30,000 alone.....you arent always paying for what they do,,,your really paying for what they know............ More
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Answered By: DAN THE AC MAN - 12/22/2008
 
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