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I have an Amana model# RCE36C2A condenser unit and needs a new fan motor, it had an emerson 1874 universal in it but I would like to put the original one in it. Can you provide that info.

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SOURCE: Amana Cooling Condensing Unit fan won't kick on

be aware that not repairing this asap that you are causing yourself more problems First I would change out the fan capacitor and see if this could be the problem. Secondly if the capacitor isn,t the problem change out the motor . By continuing to allow the system to cycle like this the compressor will take a dive on you costing more . Good Luck

Dave

Posted on Aug 04, 2009

Testimonial: "Yes, it's dual run capacitor problem. I used a stick to spin the fan blades and it starts to slowly spin and up to normal speed, so motor is good."

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Is it the same size motor? Did you change the capacitor? Russ

Posted on Aug 18, 2009

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SOURCE: unsure of capacitor terminations for ao smith condensing fan moto

Does the motor data plate say anything about the motor. You can hook up a motor like yours with 3 wires. First use an ohmmeter and check the resistance between the brown/white wire to the black then the yellow wire. The resistance between brown/white and one of the others should be pretty much 0 ohms. If not check between the brown wire and the black and the yellow. Which ever wire has 0 ohms with the brown/white wire is the common leg. You can put a wire nut on the brown/white, it will not be used. Next the brown should be for the start winding and the other wire left over will be the run winding. Then connect the common to L2. L1 will go to the run winding and one side of the capacitor and brown will go to the other side of the capacitor. I hope this isn't too confusing. Let me know if I need to explain it better.

Posted on Jun 09, 2010

Testimonial: "Thank you very much for your help-I had the motor leads reversed and when I placed the brn/white to the common on cap like someone else had instructed it of course shunted out and blew the fuses in the disconnect. I used my meter(duh) and switched the motor leads. We got air!! THANK YOU!"

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The two brown wires go to the fans capacitor. The capacitor should always be changed with the fan motor.

It sounds like your unit has a dual capacitor. One side for the fan and the other for the compressor. All you will be doing (After rewiring the compressor wires as they were originally.) is abandoning the fan side of the capacitor, and wiring your new capacitor to the brown and brown with stripe wires. It does not matter which terminals the brown wires go on.

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Is the condenser fan (outside) turning? You mention that it's hot but don't say if it's turning or not.

These fan motors normally run pretty hot, but not so much that they shut down due to internal thermal overload protectors.

Both the compressor and the fan have termperature overload protectors to keep them from burning out the motor in the event of an overheated condition. The condenser fan must be running or high freon pressure will put an excessive load on the compressor and it will 'kick out' the high-temp overload protector.

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I have a tempstar 2000 heat pump approx 5 years old. The condenser fan blades will not rotate/operate; however, I can hear the motor hummming. When the unit is off, I can rotate the fan freely. When the...


I think this is a double problem post,so I will answer the top first.
The fan capacitor may be bad or the motor it's self is seizing up and will need replaced.

Second portion of post:
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  2. Black To the contactor where the black was originally connected
  3. yellow to the contactor where the red was originally connected

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