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I changed my AC return air filter and unit was on when i

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I changed my AC return air filter and unit was on when i took my old filter out return air turned off so i turned off the ac and changed filter and turn ac on and ac on but return air will not come on just humes i reset filter on thermostat and still nothing
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 11 months ago.

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What is humming the blower?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
there is a humming coming out of the return air vent
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 11 months ago.

Ok the main motor may have a bad capacitor, can you get to the main blower motor and see if it is hot ?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
i must go into the attic and i am thinking that there is a possible reset button on the blower it will take me a little while i while to get back to you
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 11 months ago.

OK there could be a reset some units have one let me know!

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
ok i am out of the attic i took the sides off the unit that the return air fan was and did not see a reset button so the only thing i thought to do was put my hand in the fan and spin it then i got out of the attic and turn the ac on and everything is working great now there is a tip for you somethings you can't explane

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