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Danby 3899 Fan does not start

I have a Danby DPAC3899 where fan will not start on its own, Fan capacitor checks out OK, fan will run once its push started, but will not start on its own, just "twitches" back and forth a coup0le of times. Brushes maybe?

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I'm not an AC guy, but I had a similar problem with an AC unit at home it turned out to be the motor itself. Another time it was the relay. Did you try tapping the motor when on to see it it would turn?
In my case I used to whack the motor and after a couple of times it would turn, until it just wouldn't work anymore.

I sounds to me like the motor/ brushes, since it runs after being pushed.

Posted on Jul 22, 2008

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