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my heat pump started smoking around the barrel fan on the electical

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my heat pump started smoking around the barrel fan on the electical side of the unit I turned it of at the breaker when i turned it back on a spring looking thing started to glow and smoke. what should Ido and is it going to cost me a arm and leg by the way the model #502h-036-031 thanks and help
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Rick Mather replied 7 years ago.
Well this does not sound good and must be looked at to find out what is shorted and causing it to glow and smoke. it could be serious but it could be so not so serious but you won't know till we find out what is burning up and why. Very hard from cyber space unless you take picture and upload would be a lot easier to know whats wrong from there