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Window AC unit

Our power shut off while we were not home and cut off our AC unit, it is a window unit, now the compressor works but the fan won't come on, any solutions?

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See if your motor is okay 1st. Find your wires feeding your Fan motor. (This means the 2 power wires L1 & L2 if 220v or L1 & N if 115V) Carefully put the power to these 2 wires and see if you hear the motor hum or start. If it hums the run capacitor could be bad.Try spinning the motor with the power applied. If it starts most likely the run capacitor is out. If it starts without you helping it the control board or switch is most likely out.

It is possible the unit has a energy saving setting. If it gets locked into this the fan may not run.
If the unit has electronic controls and an electronic display read out, the board is the most likely suspect. Unplug it and see if it resets.
If not then the board is probably out with a stuck relay or stuck program. New board time. Or replace the unit.

If it has a rotary or push button type control then either of these 2 switches are suspect.

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