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The fan on my outsie unit of my grand air heat pump won't turn on. The compressor hums. If I manually turn the fan it will run but very slowly.

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Your description is possibly a bit vauge for the problem it could be, but starting from the compressor, question is "can you hear the compressor running"? If you can then switch off quickly and check the cooling fan capacitor. almost certainly it has popped.If it has, and even with a new capacitor it wont start, then a complete condensing fan unit is required.If the compressor isnt running, then one of a few things could be the problem. A- The voltage getting to the compressor or the cap, is not correct which points to a problem with the board. B- If the compressor is jambed,(siezed),then it is bringing the voltage down to the point where even the fan cant run. Need to check those points to determine the next course of action.

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