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Fan does not work.

I have a Whirlpool ACQ158XP0. This morning I turned it on and the fan started very slowly and there was a wierd humming noise that didn't go away until the fan got up to speed. Also when I cycled through the fan speeds, it doesn't blow like it did yesterday. So I turned the unit off and started it again in turbo and it made the same noise and started slowly like before but then the noise came back the fan slowed down and stopped. I believe the compressor is fine because I could here it run and the copper lines were cold. Thanks

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    what can cause a capacitor to go bad?

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I'm working on one right now and I believe it's the capacitor. It's hard to find this capacitor. So far I've tryed 3 HVAC suppliers and none have this rare capacitor. First UNPLUG THE UNIT. Take the phillips screws out of each side in the front. Then take the 3 screws out of the face of the control. There are 3 white common wires and a dark brown compressor wire and a light brown fan wire. Take the 1/4 inch screw out and unplug the wires and find another one.

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