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MY unit is not cooling. fan in not turning, top

MY unit is not cooling. fan in not turning, top of unit at airconditioner whick is back of motor is very hot

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It sounds as though your outside motor has failed. If you have a long shafted screwdriver, you can attempt to spin the motor to see if the motor has seized up. Caution should be used as the motor may start if the unit is calling for cooling when you attempt this. If you can manually start the motor, then chances are the capacitor has failed.

Check it out and replace the motor if need be. That should get you back up and running.

Posted on May 27, 2010

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