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Air conditioning fan won't start unless I move the blades to give it a "jump start". Is this a capacitor problem?

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This is a very common problem, especially if there was a recent power fluxuation. Your fan Capacitor is bad. the Capacitor gives the fan the needed power "boost" or torque to get it turning. your troubleshooting skills have already determined that the fan will work if given a :boost". The part will be less then $10.00 dollars. Call an a/c/ company and they should not charge you over $75.00
capacitors are rated by "uf" or micro farrads. yours will be 5 or 10.

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Yes it is you may want to try to oil the fan motor with WD 40 to see if it will turn without it but it is most likely time to replace the fan motor.

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