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Replaced Fan motor and capacitor

I just replaced fan mortor and capacitor. Fan first came on strong, then slowed down. I told my wife maybe the newer motors work like this. Well the compressor wouldn't come on. Now compressor comes on, and fan doesnt' . This is a brand new fan? Is there something else I need to look at? I've checked connections as best I can, all breakers, and disconnect, and all seem to be right.

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  • hoghead58 Jul 19, 2008

    Thanks Dan, you were right on. Fan was defective. I went through hell to return though, since a friend that is a certified contractor had put it in his company name, and subsequently went and told the distributor that I had tried to install myself thus voidng my warranty and ability to get replaced, or refunded. And by the way, not only was fan defective, but it was the incorrect size. What was suppose to be a 1/3HP, was a 1/5HP, so would have been too small even had it worked.

    Well thanks for the info, and again, was right on the money.

    Take care,

    Hoghead58, (AKA, Don)

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Not all new fan motors are good, hows your luck been running?dose it turn freely? i would take it back for replacment dan

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