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Outside unit fan keeps starting and stopping. Seems like it's

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shutting down before it gets...
Outside unit fan keeps starting and stopping. Seems like it's shutting down before it gets up to speed. I replaced the starting and running capacitors and still have the same issue. The unit ran for about 10mins then starting and stoping again.
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HVAC Technician: mranswer, HVAC Mechanic replied 2 years ago
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The fan motor is bad here- replace it. Nothing else is causing it to stop like that since capacitor is fine.
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