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Bought A new daton fan motor to replace the old one and it spins backwards now

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You didn't give any model numbers so there is little to go on, but typically a motor spinning backwards has been wired incorrectly, particularly if it is a 3ph motor. There could be other causes but in 3ph motors this is the most common.
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