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I'm installing a McQuay fan motor ####-##-####on a McQuay Air Handling unit. It is 115 volt fan motor. It has one capacitor wire only. Brown and white. I have a common, a black, a blue, and a red wire. What wire connects to the other side of the capacitor?

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OK the fan motor wires are as follows:

Common wire(Usually white )

High speed (Black)

Low Sped (Red)

Brown, white (Capacitor)

Wire as follows:

Common to Common on furnace and one side of capacitor

Black to high speed furnace

Red to Low speed furnace

Brown.white to other capacitor terminal.

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