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I have a Goodman forced...
I have a Goodman forced air furnace. The blower motor was replaced last January. It recently stopped working / over heating. It humms but I can’t push start it. I tested the 10 mfd capacitor on a meter and it reads good. I was able to get the motor to start and run using a 20 mfd capacitor I had laying around. The motor ran for about 10 minutes and overheated again. I’ve tested the motor for shorts to case. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 4 months ago

This sounds like a bad blower, get the right capacitor size and try it and see if it runs fine or overheats again. If it does overheat make sure the filter is clean and clear. If so and it is overheating replace the blower you have a bad winding on the blower. See what happens.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
The filter is removed by the way.
HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 4 months ago

I would put the right capacitor on and if it still overheats only the winding could be bad on the unit or more than one winding is trying to energize at the same time from the controller.

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