The fan on the bryant high efficient heat pump moves very slow or not at all
Hi, this is a 3 ton unit. It may or may not have a variable speed fan. You are saying it turns very slow or just stops. I believe you either have a problem with the run capacitor, or you are loosing this motor. They are putting variable speed blower motors on some units now, but if you are talking about your condenser fan motor, it may have a head pressure control to speed up this motor when the ambient temperature is higher and slower when cooler, but to stop when running indicates a motor or run capacitor problem. Check the cap. for oil leaks, swollen and deformed, burned terminals. If you find this, replace it. Remove the fan guard and carefully with the power off after it has ran for a while touch to see how hot the body of the motor is. If it is to hot to touch, you are loosing this motor. If you have a clamp around amp probe or know someone who may, you can look at the data plate to see what this motor should be drawing as far as amps and compare your readings to this. You will know for sure doing it this way.
A/C, & Heating Contractor
Jun 21, 2010 |
Goodman CLQ36AR49 Air Conditioner