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Inside fan working. outside fan not. i just replaced

Customer Question

inside fan working. outside fan not. i just replaced capacitor but nothing yet.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: once a year for the past 2 years.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: nope
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  airheatman replied 9 months ago.

1.Model on outdoor unit?

2.Do you have a volt meter for troubleshooting?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Trane XE900 and yes.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Are you there?
Expert:  airheatman replied 9 months ago.

On call for cool, tell me if we are gettig230 to 240v to fan wires from contactor

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
nothing
Expert:  airheatman replied 9 months ago.

Sorry had a phone all. Give me complete model so I can pull a wiring diagram.It will be something like 2ttr048 or similar The XE is a seres

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
100aott07368
Expert:  airheatman replied 9 months ago.

Not pulling anything up by that model.See any number that starts with letter T?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
there is a wiring diagram on the back of the electrical cover. it has multiple models, the first being TTD724A1
Expert:  airheatman replied 9 months ago.

Is this a mini split or a standard condensing unit?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
standard. the contactor is making a buzzing sound
Expert:  airheatman replied 9 months ago.

See if we have 230v in and out of contactor

http://i.imgur.com/pT2mWjq.png

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
nothing, and when i hit the breaker i hear 2 clicks and then nothing.
Expert:  airheatman replied 9 months ago.

If noting into contactor the problem is an electrical supply issue. Check in and out of disconnect

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
breaker keeps tripping
Expert:  airheatman replied 9 months ago.

Turn power off. Disconnect the wires from compressor at contactor.Leave fan wires attached. Turn breaker back on and see if outdoor fan runs.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
not sure which ones to disconnect
Expert:  airheatman replied 9 months ago.

There are 3 fat wires going down to compressor.Two should go to contactor and one to capacitor.We want to disconnect the ones from contactor to compressor usually red and black.