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My indoor fan won't turn on when I turn on the Central air.

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My indoor fan won't turn on when I turn on the Central air. I hear a humming sound like it is trying but wont go. Any ideas?
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HVAC Technician: Phil, Mechanical Engineer replied 3 years ago
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Hello, so far it sounds like a bad fan run capacitor ($7) or a bad fan motor ($400 and up installed depending on the brand and model number of the unit. Get me that I can be a lot more specific. Tell me if you want to do the work yourself and need coaching or not in the diagnosis and then on doing the actual work. We can go from there.
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