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Humming, but not coming on. Fan motor isn't turning. Just…

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Humming, but not coming...

Humming, but not coming on.

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

Fan motor isn't turning. Just hums, like a buzzing

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

So far I've changed out the thermostat, and the capacitor. Just in case, I've isolated the housing screws, and connections

Contractor's Assistant: Just to clarify, do you think this is a larger HVAC problem, or something specific to the thermostat?

Hvac

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

This is a Lenox g21q3-60-1

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: HVAC
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HVAC Technician: BillyHvac, Journeyman HVAC Tech replied 8 months ago
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Hello,

Have you verified the blower wheel spins without restriction by hand?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago

Yes. It spins, but will not continue to turn

Customer reply replied 8 months ago

Yes

HVAC Technician: BillyHvac, Journeyman HVAC Tech replied 8 months ago

so the wheel spins easy in energized and unenergized state?

Or when energized does it feel stiff and resistant?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago

No. Either way

HVAC Technician: BillyHvac, Journeyman HVAC Tech replied 8 months ago
Then it sounds like it is time for a new motor. How old is current motor
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