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Replacing roper motor help

Cant get the blower wheel to spin and hold drive shaft so it wont spin

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I know its tricky.i use a vise grips on the motor pully,then use cresent wrench on blower .it is a left handed thread and that makes it trickier.look at your new motor to get an idea the way you want to turn it.you can do it God bless,tom

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