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HOW TO CHECK FAN MOTOR IN A TRANE 4TWX5030A 1000AA, I

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HOW TO CHECK FAN MOTOR IN A TRANE 4TWX5030A 1000AA, I REPLACED THE CAPACITOR AND CONTACTOR...THE COMPRESSOR START BUT THE FAN JUST START VERY SLOW AND STOP. HOW CAN CHECK THE MOTOR OR SHOULD I CHECK DEFROST CONTROL BOARD?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Tim H. replied 6 months ago.

Hi, I'm Tim and I'm an HVAC expert here to assist you with your questions. Please provide all information I request as it makes it more difficult to troubleshoot something when I'm not there onsite. Essentially, you become my eyes and ears. Thanks for the opportunity to help. At the end of our dialog, you will have a chance to rate my service, but please wait until we are finished and you're satisfied you have all the information you need. Please be patient as many times we work with several customers at once.

Is the motor getting 240 volts?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I did not check that.
Expert:  Tim H. replied 6 months ago.

Let's see if motor is getting the proper voltage

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I am not on site right now, will be back tomorrow, how can I check the voltage I know that motor has a wiring harness (plug)
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
does the defrost board has anything to do with the fan also
Expert:  Tim H. replied 6 months ago.

check it with a voltmeter set to

no, lets check the voltage with a voltmeter. it will be volts ac

Expert:  Tim H. replied 6 months ago.

Did you have any additional questions on this?