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I have a nordyne electric furnace and the elements are

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I have a nordyne electric furnace and the elements are coming on and limit switches kick on and off but my blower is not working?
JA: Did you check the furnace's filters?
Customer: Clean
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Maybe
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: It has acted up before and I reset the breakers and work again but it needs fixed?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Phil replied 5 months ago.

Hello, turn power off to the furnace and then access the blower and see if you can spin the blower wheel by hand... if not, then the blower motor needs to be replaced.

If you can spin the blower wheel by hand, and the motor is *hot....the motor run capacitor is most likely bad, it attaches to the motor with 2 wires and is mounted on the blower...its the size of pack of cigarettes, made of metal.

Let me know what you find, we can go from there

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