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I have an Amana PTC153850AE. Either on heat or a/c, when I

Customer Question

I have an Amana PTC153850AE. Either on heat or a/c, when I turn it on, it sounds like it's trying to come but then it cuts off - never actually coming on. I have it unplugged at this time. I have the front plastic cover off the unit.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  airheatman replied 1 month ago.

If unit will not come on in either mode, most likely a bad capacitor.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Where is the capacitor?
Expert:  airheatman replied 1 month ago.

Capacitor will look similar to this. It may be swollen or leaking but even if not could still be wak,Do you have a meter to test capacitance?

http://i.imgur.com/8tBAAVx.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/xwlfLe8.png

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
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