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Phkj048 outside fan does not start unless it is spun

In the heat mode the outside fan hummed but did not start and the emergency heat comes on. the fan will work when it is spun it it's normal direction and the system seems to otherwise work once it starts up. the problem is that the next time it cycles on the fan will not come on unless it is spun again. is it the fan motor or perhaps a switch? thanks

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It is the motor.There is a fan relay that you should change out as well. It is in your control box on your heat pump, most likey a brown block with some connectors on top. Make sure you get the same motor and relay that are in it and you get all the wire on the relay back in the same spot. The connectors are numbered

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Replace the start Capacitor  on the motor, if it has one, else if it does not ,replace the motor as the start windings insuide of the motor are no longer workng. 

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