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I have a CK49-1B and it stopped working yesterday. I can hear a buzzing noise outside at the unit. The fan won't spin. I have tried the inside breaker and that seems fine. Thoughts

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That sound like it may be the capacitor. Luck for you it is around a $20 fix. A compressor could run you hundreds. Turn off the power to the outdoor unit and take off the electrical cover on the outdoor condenser. There should be a part that looks like the pic below. If the top is bulged its a true sign of a blown cap. If it looks fine, take it off and get it tested. If you have a multi-meter that reads micro farads you can test it yourself. There is a sticker on the side of the cap that will give you a uf rating. Probably around a 35/5. Grainger carries these otherwise you can order them online. Let me know what you find. I have a CK49-1B and it stopped working yesterday. - 2e66ec2.gif

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