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Ac compressor fan running backwards.

My brother in law replaced capacitor a couple of years ago, and the fan is running backwards. could it be wired incorrectly. House has been vacant for a couple of years so we just recently noticed the problem last couple of days. I may be wrong, but won't the fan motor run backwards if wired improperly?

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Fan motors have rotations, clockwise and counter clockwise, lead end and opposite lead end. If you are looking at the motor from the fan blade side and the wires are on the back (opposite) side of the motor then you are looking at opposite lead end. Then you need to determine the rotation of the blade. It will scoop the air, so turning the blade that direction will give you the rotation. They also sell motors that you can change rotation by changing certain wires they have added.
When you replace a motor you need to notice the rotation and order that rotation. which end of the motor you are looking at to determine it. Then order the same rotation when buying the new one.

Posted on Jul 01, 2014

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SOURCE: Goodman CKL60-1 Condenser Fan Runs OK, then stops

Bad bearings on the motor or check the fan rotations . Air should always blow out the top and **** in through the sides or coils.!... Thank-you-very-much!

Posted on Aug 25, 2008

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SOURCE: HELP!!! Help wiring new motor for CKL60-1

  1. This is what your wiring should look like if you are using two caps. then you should be using a potential relay as well. This is the diagram for using a potential relay. Hope it helps you.
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Posted on Aug 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Goodman CKL60-1 Condenser Fan Runs OK, then stops

check connections tightness or if you just change the connector will solve the problem that is if the motor has not burn out yet

Posted on May 28, 2009

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if you got high volt to the outdoor machine....make sure the thermostrat is in fact on.open the control box cover to the a/c.a round or oval soda pop lookin can thing should be visually noticeable.is it blown up.thecan top will be bulged.if it is the capacitor is defective.duel capacitors control phase shift for both motors...the outdoor fan and the compressor.a big black relay with the wires comming from the outdoor fuse box should be noticeable.this is the high volt contactor, is the contactor pulled in?beets the **** out of you???grab a screw driver by the insulated handle, not the metal part of the screw driver.manually push it in.did the fan start to go???if so bad contactor or no signal from t'stat to turn machine on.if not no high volt to machine(breaker tripped or failed) or fan motor seized leading to compressor O.L.

Posted on Aug 03, 2009

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SOURCE: home ac compressor fan won't turn all the time.

your looking at $175-$225 for just the single phase motor depending where you purchase, I just replaced mine(identical unit) due to screaming dry bearings, if you replace it your self make sure to keep new wires tight along side of unit or fan will cut them if loose and its a fan- 5mfd/25mfd [email protected] cap

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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