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Blower on Carrier Crusader Gas Forced Air Furnace problem

I have a 1989 Carrier Crusader,58ssc
The blower motor sometimes will not work. It hums loudly.
If it is turned off for an extended period of time it will work again.
I have replaced the capacitor and it works somewhat better, but will still stop as before. Should I replace the motor?
One other problem, removing the control box to access the motor.
There is a strip of wires that connect to the control box circuit board thru a opening in the sheet metal frame. How best do I disconnect this. After the removal, it is a simple job. Have the furnace manual, but no instructions on how best to do this task.

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You have a system that is 20 years old. The cost of the repair may be 1/2 of a new unit. This unit will continue to fail and only cost you more that you can expect to get out of it.

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