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Phil, Mechanical Engineer
Category: HVAC
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Experience:  Retired HVAC/ Electrical & Boiler contractor. Industrial
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I am replacing my blower motorr in my Heil AC unit. I had a

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JA: Hello. What seems to be the problem?
Customer: I am replacing my blower motorr in my Heil AC unit.
JA: Did you double-check the thermostat? And what about the unit's filters?
Customer: I had a tech come out and he was going to replace the motor, i figured I could accomplish it.... the motor would stop after about 5 min of operation and shut off the breaker..... it started t osmoke in the closet where the AC unit was located
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes i was just about to replace, but the capacitor on the old unit is an oval single and the capacitor that I purchased is a dual round
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: can I use the dual round
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: HVAC
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Expert:  Phil replied 3 months ago.

Hello, instant service especially late at night is not always possible

To answer your question you need to buy a new two pole capacitor rated for that motor the micro Farad rating will be on the wiring diagram for the motor, generally in the 4 to 7uF range but you need to get it exactly, $7 at Grainger industrial supply.

We can go from there if you wish, I will be in for another hour tonight then back all day tomorrow

Expert:  Phil replied 3 months ago.

You can still get a refund if you wish, just locate the 'report question' link and click on it