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Blower motor not working but gets hot. 2 days. Outside unit…

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Blower motor not working...

Blower motor not working but gets hot.

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

2 days

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

Yes

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

Outside unit comes on for a minute or two when on ac.blower doesnt work on heat either

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

Yes on settings and filer good

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: HVAC
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HVAC Technician: BillyHvac, Journeyman HVAC Tech replied 9 months ago
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Hello,

My name is Billy.

You only have 2 choices....since it is hot we know it has power..

So it is either a motor with bad windings or a bad capacitor....if while energized...you can reach in and spin the blower wheel..if the blower actually tries to turn and run it is a bad capacitor.

If the motor feels stiff or spins and stops then the motor is bad.

Billy

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Thanks Billy. Illgive it a couple try.
HVAC Technician: BillyHvac, Journeyman HVAC Tech replied 9 months ago

let me know if you have any more questions about it,'

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Ok will do
HVAC Technician: BillyHvac, Journeyman HVAC Tech replied 9 months ago

Once all set just rate service to close and move off the active list (5 star system)

Billy

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