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Have amana heat pump ac unit,,condenser fan doesn,t turn when on, not cooling, makes humming noise

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The fan needs to be cleaned and lubbed. If this cannot be done then replace the fan.

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I have an older amana central ac/heating unit, fan not turning outside, did pencil test, turns slowly then stops. changed capacitor a month or so ago all was fine. started making a humming noise so ran and...


Sounds like the fan motor has reached its endpoint. It will have to be removed and replaced. Find the dircuit breaker in your electric panel that supplies power to the air conditioner unit. When you have found the right one, even the humming sounds will be absent. The fan usually is at the top of the unit. You must have opened this to change the capacitor. Remove the fan band motor as a unit and take it to a store like Grangers and determine if they have a motor that would replace the one from your unit. If the motor has a model number on it, you may find a replacement available onlilne by Googling that number and the name Amana. Put electricians tape over the wires that led to the motor, just in case someone turns on the circuit breaker before you have completed the job

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be aware that not repairing this asap that you are causing yourself more problems First I would change out the fan capacitor and see if this could be the problem. Secondly if the capacitor isn,t the problem change out the motor . By continuing to allow the system to cycle like this the compressor will take a dive on you costing more . Good Luck

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Unit#2 -Sounds like the contacts on the master switch are welded closed or the switch is broken, Replacing the switch should fix this unit.
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The fan motor must have been stopping. If the fan stops, for sure the fins will freeze because there is no air flowing. common Fan motor problems defective bearing or bushing and starting condenser. If the bearing is defective, it will heat up and seize. Have the fan motor checked. The fact that the fins are freezing, means that there is enough freon and the compressor is working.

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