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The fan in the unit outside won't turn on,by pushing the contactor with a screwdriver it works but stops as soon I release the switch. Unit inside the house runs ok. Any help, thanks, Roberto

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  • delafuentero Jun 30, 2009

    I'll try changing the capacitor ,which I suspected too. Now after removing the capacitor and the contactor , I drew a scheme of the wiring before doing so, there's an orange wire that I never saw connected to anything, that was hidden behind the contactor and I don't know where it goes. Frankly I think it wasn't connected to anything but I'm not sure, could it be? Thanks

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Most of the time it is fan capacitor. Sometimes bearing. But most of the time cap. goes bad. Get the info on the cap. If it is a dual cap it will say something like 25-5 35-5. Read these numbers. Buy a cap and hook wire for wire back. If not call a seervice tech and ask for free estimate on cost. That waat you will know upfront. Rus

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