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It is located on the left side of the front of the motor. Lift the hood, look at the front left side under the air intake (big black pipe connected to the filter box in the front left behind the headlight). You should see a 90 degree angled metal housing with a black hose coming off of it. Where the metal housing connects to the front of the motor block is where the thermostat is located. To access it / replace it your will need to remove air intake host and then the bolts on the metal housing. It will be messy - coolant will leak out so have some rags and a pan under the motor or drain the radiator some before pulling it off. Also - obviously make sure the motor is completely cooled down and the battery is disconnected before working on it.
Often after a repair has been made, the air conditioner will take hours to readjust back to normal. When the system has been off for to long, not only does the heat in the house rise, but so does the humidity, which has to be pulled out of the air first before it really starts dropping in temp. You could have a low charge on refrigerant, dirty filters, etc. More than once I have ran into things that were just coincidence after a repair that showed up. Since you just replaced the capacitor, I would make sure the fan motor is turning in the right direction and there is nice air flow coming out of the condenser, some times if one wire is wrong, it can cause it to spin backwards, which will work, but just barely. The air needs to be pulled through the coils, not pushed. Hope this helps!
That thing connected to the capacitor is a booster for the compressor .But if the outside fan doesn't work , the compressor will shutt off on overload because the high pressure in the condenser coil.
First try to replace the capacitor in the condensing unit (it's the only one that works for the compressor and the fan motor) ,but if the fan doesn't start, you need to replace the fan motor.
It not uncommon for the condenser motor to blow out, if evertything else is ok. The unit will kick in normally and you'll start getting cold air inside. Since the condenser is not doing its job, the unit's thermal protection will cut off compressor until cools down and then will start again.
Replace condenser motor (around $100) ASAP and do not use unit until then, othewise, major damage to the unit can occur.