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It sounds like a bad blower motor. Is this a standard blower or an ECM motor?
A standard blower is shorter and has thicker wires. An ECM motor is longer and has thinner wires. Does your motor look similar to this?
I must forewarn you, troubleshooting an ECM motor is much more complicated than troubleshooting a standard blower. If you want to attempt, I recommend you download the ECM service guide. This will guide you through the troubleshooting techniques. There are also many good videos on YouTube that talk about troubleshooting ECM Genteq motors. Such as this one.
Let me know if these links (above) don't work for you. We have had some trouble with links.
The part number for the replacement motor is 0131M00107
This is the replacement motor for your unit.
Yes, that is correct. The part number is ***** same except for the S.
But the link I sent you is, in fact, the correct part
That is typical of an ECM motor when it starts to go bad.
But, as you can see, these motors are not cheap which is why I recommend troubleshooting first.
Not that I'm aware of. A lot of times, the back part of the motor (called the module) goes bad. There are capacitors inside which can go bad.
I wish I could offer an easy fix. The good news is if it's a 2009 model, it MAY be still under warranty, however, it would only be the part, not labor.
Yeah, I know. Although these motors save hundreds of dollars a year in electrical cost, the downside is when they go bad, they're expensive to replace.
I know for a number of years, Goodman units had a 10 year parts warranty. You may want to check your warranty.
Your best bet is to call a local Goodcare dealer. These can be found on the website, dealer locator,
I would also check the wiring to the motor. Make sure the wires are plugged in securely to the motor and board. It's usually motor that fails.
I have to leave for a bit for some service calls. Did you have any additional questions?
One other simple check I thought of, you could go out and pick up a new thermostat if you have a cheap one or an older model. Since the thermostat is what sends the 24 volt signal to the air handler for blower to run, if it was bad, it may cause erratic operation. Again, I am not saying this is the problem, but could possibly be an issue.
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