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Fan motor quits after running awhile

After running about 30 minutes, the fan motor gets too hot and quits. Doesn't run to full capacity on 2 settings, high and turbo. This air conditioner is similar setup to mine. Need to know if the motor is shot and needs replaced or something to do with the control module or something else I'm missing. Thank you for your time and consideration.

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Before condemning the motor check the running capacitor and see if it is any good. Check the motor for possible need of lubrication.

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