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My condenser fan needs a push to start, For about a week.

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My condenser fan needs...

My condenser fan needs a push to start

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

For about a week. The unit blows the circuit breaker after a few mibutes

Contractor's Assistant: Did you double-check the thermostat? And what about the unit's filters?

The indoor filter is ok and so is the tg

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Thermostat

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

If I can. I've tried changing the cap and it didn't hrkp

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: HVAC
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HVAC Technician: airheatman, HVAC Technician replied 11 months ago
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1.Are you getting 230v to the fan motor when it will not start?

2.Does compressor start ok?

3.Did you test the cap (New does not always mean good)

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I don't know the voltage and I didn't check the cap. The compressor starts after the fan is pushed but blows the circuit after a few minutes
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
How do i test the cap?
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