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Wires I purchased a motor for a Fedders A/c unit. The old motor has 3 wires ,1 yellow,1 black,and 1 brown.,the new has 1 yellow, 1 black and 2 brown. What do I do with the second brown wire?

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  • clanervin May 31, 2009

    Is there a jumper wire? What do I do with it?

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2 brown wires go to a split capacitor if you have a dual cap which has three terminals marked comp fan com if u have this type of capacitor then the brown wire goes to fan and the brown and white gets capped with a wire nut. whenever replacing a fan motor you should also replace the cap or at least check the capacitance to see if it is still good. you have to check it with a meter that test microfarad.you can get a permanent split capacitor and mount it in there then u use the brown on one side and the brown and white on the other side it only has 2 terminals.

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  • shizznat Jun 01, 2009

    no jumper wire is needed

  • shizznat Jun 01, 2009

    no jumper wire is needed

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