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My ac fan is spinning counterclockwise resulting in overheating

I replaced my ac fan motor, I did the connection using the material that comes with the motor, including the capacitor. when the fan is on, it get very loud, and within a short time it shut itself up. What do I need to do to get the motor spin clockwise? I would really appreciate some help

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  • smartou Jul 31, 2009

    My new motor comes with a capacitor, which I connect to the brown and brown/white from the motor. I connect the black and yellow from the motor to the black and white from the unit. Although I follow the diagram suggested, the fan continue to spin counterclockwise. I am about to return the motor to the shop; Is there anythings else to do to get it to spin clockwise?

    I would appreciate a some suggestions

    smartou

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You need to switch the two wires around for it to spin the other way

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