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I have an old Ruud(ac/heater)top house. Maybe 20 years old. the fan extracting hot air from coils sometimes stops working and the unit does not cool. I called a local repair man and he changed a small module of some sort. he said it was the problem. two weeks later the samething. I believe he's an idiot and im relectant in calling another repairman. I went up and with a small screwdriver i gave the fan a little push and it began to work. Can the fan motor be the problem?

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Agree, this clearly is a fan motor problem when pushing it made it run.

Most fans that have the same issue may need bushing / bearing replacement. and if that did not resolve the issue, then a recoil will surely put the rotating power back on the motor.

in this link, check out the figure

the bushings may look like this

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or these


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or even these,


there are different types of bushings for every fan but have the same purpose, which is make sure the motor rotates in balance.

recoiling helps the motor become more powerful because of the fresh copper coiled wires conducting more electromagnetic charge.

hope this helps.

regards,

voodoo


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