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Blower motor my air conditioning goes off as soon as it goes on I have a service contract with my local oil company and my repair man said I need a Bryant blower motor 8539DL 51923EEOS I have been told the part is not available because the unit is to old and they recommend replacing my furnace and air conditoner for over $15,000 I am hoping I can buy the replacement motor somewhere so I can save for the future replacement of my units Is this part available anywhere?

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  • goldynd Jun 09, 2008

    Where can I purchase this universal blower motor?

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YES!! A universal replacement is readily available for around 200$ or so and the labor for the installation should be about the same. Sometimes it's hard to tell the Tech's and the Sales apart....GL!

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How do I Search for Best Air Conditioning Repair Services in Peoria


As per my experience I can suggest you "Cool Touch Air Conditioning & Heating", I found them really a best ac repair service in Peoria. For more details you can visit at http://www.cooltouch.us/

Apr 25, 2015 | Air Conditioners

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Save cost with some precautions


Precautions to be taken in air conditioners and to save cost.

These are some useful precautions to be taken in air conditioners (A/C).Improper refrigerant charge can damage your compressor, which is the heart of your air conditioning system; this is an expensive air conditioner repair. Systems improperly charged will cause increased electric bills because this will reduce the efficiency of your air conditioning system. The proper refrigerant charge will provide longer equipment life, lower your utility bills and reduce the need for air conditioning service.
A dirty condenser coil (outside unit) will reduce your air conditioning systems ability to remove and reject heat from your home. This will cause your system to run longer and increase your electric bills. The benefit of a clean condenser coil is proper heat rejection, reduced run time and lower energy bills. A dirty air conditioning condenser can lead to system failure and the need for you air conditioner to be repaired, dirt and house dust that escapes through your air conditioning filter can cling to the cold moist coil. This will restrict the air flow through the coil reducing your air conditioning system of performance and capacity. Maintaining the evaporator coil will ensure that proper air flow is delivered to all areas of your home, increase comfort levels, provide a cleaner healthier indoor environment. Inspecting and changing your air filter on a monthly basis will help prevent air conditioner repairs.
As your air conditioning system removes heat from your home, humidity is extracted from the air. The condensation created by warmer air passing over a cold coil must be drained from your system. This is done through a condensate drain line. The drain must be checked and cleared of algae build up or foreign particles clogging the drain, which could cause water damage to the ceiling or floors of your home. By keeping your air conditioner drain line clear you will reduce the need for air conditioning service and overflow problems which can result in water damage. Proper draining will also aid in maintaining indoor humidity levels.
Cause of air flow
Dirty blower wheels can affect the air flow to your home; limit your air conditioning system's capacity and your comfort. It can also spread dust particles which irritate sinus and allergies. A clean blower wheel and fan motor will provide maximum air flow, improved comfort levels and proper cooling. Most of air conditioner repairs are caused by dirt and the lack of maintenance.
Cause of electrical panel
Your thermostat should be properly calibrated. This will ensure accurate temperature control and operating cycle. This will save you on operating cost and assure your comfort level. Moving parts in need of lubrication can cause increased electrical consumption and air conditioner repairs. This is due to additional power required to overcome the resistance in motors and drive shafts that are not lubricated. Proper system lubrication will offer smooth motor and shaft operation, extended part life and less air conditioner repairs. The electrical components on your air conditioning system should be inspected regularly for signs of wear. Faulty electrical components can lead to very expensive air conditioning repairs. A thorough inspection will reduce the need for air conditioner service if the faulty or worn parts are replaced when found.
Carrying this tips help reduce the amount of air conditioner repairs you will encounter over your air conditioning systems lifespan. If you are in need of air conditioner service make sure the company you choose is licensed and insured to do the required repair work (warranty) .



on Feb 27, 2010 | Air Conditioners

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Kenstar star split 1ton Indoor and outdoor working


does the fan stop ? take the cover off the inside unit and look to see if it is freezing up ? if it is let defrost for a hour or more , till all of the ice is gone, make sure the fins are clean, so air can flow threw good, and try it again. if only half of the radiator (evaporator) freezes up. the unit is low on Freon, and will need to be charged
now if the fan stops it might mean the fan is going bad, and might be oiled,BUT this can be a difficult task, and the fan and motor taken to a local electric motor repair shop and ask them if they can see if they can add some oil to the mops or felt, that you think they are thirsty. this lack of oil, if caught soon enough can be saved, if it's too late it might have destroyed the bushing (like a bearing) and the motor will need to be replaced.. well good luck with it hope it's just a freak freeze up, and goes back to working for you.. jay the pool pump motor repair guy in longwood florida .. give me a review if'n I was of help.

Oct 05, 2014 | Air Conditioners

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Unit 4 yrs.old..many service calls.lasst one the serviceman said a wrong fan motor had been installed. had to replace the compressor!


I have NEVER heard of any manufacturer having LESS than a 5-year manufacturer warranty on ANY HVAC or HEATING Units.

I'm almost certain YOU did not replace the motor. I'm assuming a certified HVAC company installed the motor AND the compressor??? If so, you need to take all receipts to a local Department of Consumer Affairs Office for your city/county/state and file a complaint/lawsuit against the company who is at fault. Or, you may need to consult a local attorney to represent you in court against the dealer. If so, you will need to complete a Bill of Particulars against the dealer/technician.

I had a very respectful small appliance business here in Virginia Beach, specializing in the Installation/Service/Repair of Air Conditioning and Heat Pump systems.

I have seen SO many homeowners blind-sided and mislead by dealers and HVAC Technicians. Many companies are out there to make a quick dollar. I've seen it too many times.

I was born and raised on a farm in Northwestern Pennsylvania where my grandfather and father taught us how to repair what we possibly could in order to keep equipment/systems running and keep costs down on the farm. I was taught to be honest and sincere. I retired from the U.S. Navy in 1991 after an honorable 21-1/2 year career. I just recently retired from the U.S. workforce. It makes me sad to see honest folks taken advantage of by dishonest business associates.

Good luck with this, sir.

Aug 28, 2014 | Air Conditioners

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Coils freeze up


The first thing to do is see if the indoor (evaporator-air handler) fan and compressor are both running at the same time, then turn the unit off and let all the ice melt.
If the compressor is running and the evaporator fan isn't, you've already found the main cause of your air conditioning freezing problem.
The indoor coil will freeze up if the compressor runs without the evaporator fan running.
Check to see if ice has built up enough to stop the fan.
If it has, (and it's possible with wall mounted ductless mini split units and some window units), the fan may run normally once the ice melts, and the cause of your air conditioning freezing problem could be something else.
If you are the equipment owner trying to take care of this air conditioning freezing problem yourself, and you get to the point that you have to call in a technician, it could save him time, (which saves you money) if you have already verified whether the evaporator fan was or wasn't running with the compressor, and if ice had built up enough to stop the fan.
Once the ice has melted, check the fan or blower blades, and see if they're clean and not obstructed by something like a plastic bag, other debris, or mould growth.
Remove any obstructions, and if necessary, remove the blower and clean it.
Before tearing into the rest of the unit, check the thermostat and make sure it's working right.
Do the cool contacts open when the t-stat is turned up to a higher temp than the room temp?
If not, the thermostat has failed, and never turns the unit off, which can definitely cause an air conditioning freezing problem.
Do the fan contacts open and close when the thermostat setting is turned higher and lower than the room temperature?
If the fan contacts never close but the cool contacts do, the thermostat has failed and caused your air conditioning freezing problem.
If the fan contacts close, but the fan doesn't run, check the fan relay in the air handler.
If the fan relay is not getting control voltage, the circuit is open between the thermostat and the fan relay.
Look for a loose connection, wrong connection, dis-connection, or broken wire.
If it gets control voltage but doesn't energize, it has failed, and must be replaced.
If it energizes but the fan doesn't run, check for line voltage on the load side of the relay.
If there is line voltage on the load side of the relay and the fan doesn't run, you'll have to troubleshoot the load side circuit and the fan motor as detailed further on.
If the thermostat checks out ok, set the thermostat to "fan on" and make sure the blower runs in the correct direction and at the proper RPM, that it is installed in the housing correctly, and is the right size.
If the blower is installed backwards or is running in reverse, the coil can freeze up. (Although I have seen several units that didn't freeze up with reversed blowers.)
You will need to turn the blower around, reverse the rotation of the motor if it is a reversible rotation motor, or install a motor with the correct rotation.
A blower that runs too slow can cause an air conditioning freezing problem.
You'll need to install a motor that runs at the correct speed.
A blower that is too small, or that is installed in the housing incorrectly, can cause an air conditioning freezing problem.
You will need to install the correct size blower, and be sure it is installed correctly in the housing.
This means centered, with volutes installed, and the curve of the vanes matching the outlet of the housing.
If the blower motor is the wrong size, if the bearings are failing, or if it has an open start winding or a failed run capacitor, it could be overheating and stopping intermittently.
A motor that is overheating and stopping intermittently can cause an air conditioning freezing problem.
To check out the evaporator fan motor:
Check the resistance readings of the motor windings.
If you get a readable resistance between all three windings, the motor windings should be ok.
Turn the shaft. If it turns free and easy, the bearings should be ok.
If the shaft is hard to turn, lube the bearings with 20 SAE electric motor oil if there are lube ports.
If that frees the shaft, it should run ok for a while, but the bearings or bushings may be deteriorated to the point that they'll sieze again soon.
If the shaft doesn't free up, replace the motor.
If the shaft turns freely, check the capacitor.
The best way to check the capacitor is to replace it with a new one of the correct rating.
If the motor runs, close the air handler panels, and take an amp draw on the motor.
If it's normal it should run OK, and if the motor was the problem, your air conditioning freezing problem should stop.
Ok, if you've verified that the controls and fan are good, take a break for a diet soda, and then we'll see if the evaporator coil or ducting are the cause of your air conditioning freezing problem.
Take a look at the evaporator coil.
Is it clean? Can you see your flashlight shining through from the other side?
If the coil's dirty, you'll have to do some air conditioning coil cleaning.
If your air conditioner is a window type, our page about how to clean window air conditioners has some pointers you might find useful.
A dirty evaporator coil is a common cause of air conditioning freezing,
And it's one of the problems that can be prevented with regularly scheduled air conditioning maintenance.
If the coil is clean, check the ducting to make sure nothing is blocking air flow.
Blocked ducting will stop air flow through the evaporator coil, and this will cause the coil to freeze up.
If your coil is clean and the ducting is clear, let's run the unit and check the operating pressures and temperatures.
If your discharge and suction pressures are low, with a low compressor amp draw, low subcooling, high superheat, and low temperature splits accross your evaporator and condenser coils, you probably have a leak.
Shut the unit down, find the leak and repair it.
Once the leak is found and/or repaired and you're ready to run the unit, our Charging Air Conditioning Systems page offers some tips that you might find helpful.
If you are totally unable to locate the leak with a bubble solution or electronic detector, you'll have to charge in refrigerant to correct pressures, temperatures, and superheat and subcooling values, and it would be a good idea to add some air conditioning leak detector dye so the leak can be found later on.
You have to use some common sense about leaks.
If the leak is so small that you can't find oil or any other sign; unless the customer agrees to pay you for all the time you spend, it's more cost effective to charge in the small amount of refrigerant it will take to get the unit running correctly, finish the service call, and be on your way.
I can't imagine that there's a service technician out there who hasn't run into the same problem many times.
Use some common sense, be up front with your customer, and if you've done your best not only to find the leak, but to get the unit running right and save your customer unnecessary expense, consider it a job well done.
If your suction pressure is low enough to cause the evaporator to freeze up, but you have high subooling and high superheat, either your metering device is restricted or the wrong size, your drier is restricted, or your liquid line is restricted.
Evaluate all of the system's operating characteristics to isolate the restriction.

Copied from the following web site:
http://www.air-conditioning-and-refrigeration-guide.com/air-conditioning-freezing.html

Jun 30, 2011 | Air Conditioners

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Very loud "squealing" noise from fan blower for


Hello, if you cannot turn the fan by hand then the motor is shot. However, when power is applied to the motor and it starts after you give it a push then its the capacitor. Whenever you replace a motor tje capacitor must be replaced aswell because the microfarad rating of tne capacitor may have changed.

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The fan for my air conditioner will not turn. When we cut the system on it makes a humming sound and the light go dim for just a moment and this goes on repeatedly. No heat or air. We have a dual...


If the humming noise is coming from the attic it would indicate that the blower motor on the air handler is trying to start but the rotor is locked.

If the humming noise is coming from the outside unit and the fan runs but the compressor does not your compressor has a locked rotor.

If the blower motor is the problem the outside unit should still start as normal but you would have no cooling due to no air movement.

In ether case it sounds like you need to call a service tech to diagnose your system.

May 03, 2008 | Air Conditioners

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Condensor?


Hi, Sounds like the freon has leaked out of the unit and its time to call a repair company. The leak is probably the source of the oil. A service tech will find the leak, repair it if possible, recharge the unit and you will be cool again. Sounds like there is a lot of oil so the leak may be very obvious. Good luck. There is an ad on this site to find a local repair service company or you may want to ask a neighbor for a reputable company. kstfas

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