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Condenser fan motor will not run on GE profile refrigerator.

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Condenser fan motor will not run on GE profile refrigerator. DC voltage leaves circuit board and is present at motor. I have 13 volt between red and white wire. Also have 13 volts between pink and white wire. Total of 3 wires connect to motor. Replaced motor and new motor will not run either. My understanding of the new DC motors is limited.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tom Goellner replied 6 years ago.
There should always be 13 volts from the red to white wire the third wire ( pink in your case) makes the motor run THese wires go to a transistor in the motor and the third wire is a "pulsed" voltage to make the motor run Do this - use a 9 volt battery and hook the negative to white and positive to red and then also positive to pink if motor runs you have a bad mother board part number WR55X10942
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