Question about Carrier 38BRC060 Air Conditioner

1 Answer

The fan on my Carrier central air conditioner a/c model 38ER036300 does not move when the compressor kicks on. The unit will heat up and then will start. It also will start when I give it a small push. The 30 amp circuit breaker will also vibrate for about 4 seconds and then will be fine. Should the fan blade move freely when the unit is off? It seems to have resistance. Does it need lubrcation or is it a sealed bearing?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 455 Answers

Hello YES the blades have to move freely.If it has oil ports look on the side of the motor for a YELLOW plastic plug/cap there are 2 one at the top & one at the bottom.Pry them off/loosen with a small screwdriver & squirt #20 oil in the holes.3 in one oil will work also.If there are no plugs it is factory sealed & it is new motor time.

Posted on Aug 28, 2010

Testimonial: "This solution was very helpful. The yellow oil caps were removed and I added the oil. This worked perfectly and saved me lots of money. Thank you!"

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get 2 Free calls (no credit card required) and instant help on almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, appliances, handyman, and even pets).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The fan on my carrier a/c model 38brc060360 does not move when the compressor kicks on. it will start of i give it a small push


Hi,
That is probably just a bad capacitor...that is what gives it the kick to get it going...

Here is a tip about troubleshooting your air conditioner...
There are many things that can cause your air conditioner not to cool…

Air Conditioner Trouble -Review the Possibilities
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3571569-air_conditioner_trouble_review_the_possi

heatman101

Aug 17, 2010 | Carrier 38BRC060 Air Conditioner

1 Answer

Neither A/C compressor or fan coming on in ouside unit.


The bulge is a telltale sign of a defective capacitor along with the tripped breaker. Replace it and cross your fingers.

Jun 21, 2010 | Carrier 38CKC036 Air Conditioner

3 Answers

Very hot outside. blower comes on but outside fan


Check the voltage source for the fan and compressor
Check the start capacitor for the compressor.If its over heating :bad compressor

Jul 05, 2009 | Carrier 38BRC036 Air Conditioner

1 Answer

Fan wont turn off


the control board is bad safety feature of carrier board . Tom

Jun 29, 2009 | Carrier 38CKC042 Air Conditioner

1 Answer

Carrier central ac high efficiency


usually capacitor,burnt wires or bad compressor.kill the power and check the terminals at the compressor.they have been known to burn off if the connection is loose.

Sep 06, 2008 | Carrier 38CKC042 Air Conditioner

1 Answer

Carrier central ac model 38EN036300


If you have an electronic thermostat, they can short out, leaving the compressor running. Also, the big relay that runs the compressor can get its contacts welded together. See if the contacts are stuck closed.

Jul 27, 2008 | Carrier 38CKC036 Air Conditioner

1 Answer

Central Air Conditioner


Turn the power to the indoor unit off. Remove the cover where the fan is. Feel the motor of the fan. If it is very hot the bearings have likely gone out. If the fan is cool to the touch I would call a service company because you likely have an electrical problem that will require some training to solve.

Jul 09, 2008 | Carrier 38CKC042 Air Conditioner

1 Answer

Ruud heat pump outside unit trips circuit breaker


Check your wiring between the contactor and compressor for a short to ground, or check the compressor windings for short to ground.
With the Tstat off, the contactor should be open so the only way for the compressor to be trying to do anything is if the 110 volts from the unbroken side are traveling through the compressor to ground. Since 110v is not enough to run it, the overload is kicking it out, cooling off, and repeating the cycle. When you kick on the Tstat, the contactor is supplying voltage directly to ground without going through the resistence of the compressor windings and kicking the breaker.
Post back and let me know what you find.

Nov 20, 2007 | Ruud Central System Air Conditioner

Not finding what you are looking for?
Carrier 38BRC060 Air Conditioner Logo

271 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Carrier Heating & Cooling Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Donni Steen

Level 3 Expert

659 Answers

Bill Long

Level 3 Expert

587 Answers

Are you a Carrier Heating and Cooling Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...