AC hose replacement on 2000 Saturn SL2

My ac does not work. Had it diagnosed with the dye. Found a slit in the hose that attaches to the compressor. How much should this cost to replace hose?

by in Fairview, NJ on July 29, 2010
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2 answers
ANSWER by , August 27, 2010
Similar thing happened on my '06 4cyl Vue, failure at bend in the aluminum line near the compressor. Labor quote was $379 from a shop, $200 from a backyard mechanic. Parts were about $200, including main line, new drier, and R134a. I ended up doing the repair myself, and paying a few bucks to a A/C tech to charge the system. - WJS
ANSWER by , August 31, 2010
Well I guess I got a good deal, cost me 223.89 with tax. Ac is working great.. now I have a trans that may be slipping..any advice?