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Our outdoor AC/heat unit is burning out fans and tripping

Customer Question

Our outdoor AC/heat unit is burning out fans and tripping breakers and blowing 50 amp fuses. The technicians have been her 5 times and replaced the fan twice and it over heated today and they told me to shut the unit down and restart in the morning. It is 90 degrees in my kitchen and we have now had days of hot.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 4 months ago.

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That sounds like a voltage issue or something drawing too much current. If the voltage is low that will cause the fans to burn out and can cause the circuit to blow. I would get the voltage checked to the unit you may have too low of voltage.

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