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Furnace stopped blowing cold. 'Stat works, blower works. Went outside, condensing unit fan does not run, motor is excessively hot to the touch. Fan blades spin freely. I pulled the disconnect and switched the stat to fan on / no cooling for now but it's 94 degrees today... HELP! :-)

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Hi!!

Replace motor fan and capacitor, it is a very simple task. Turn breaker OFF. Then all you have to do is remove about four screws from the top grill, about four more that fasten the motor fan assembly, unplugg electrical connectors and label them and install the new one and switch fan blades.

No special knowledge is required to perform this job. Cost: about $140 +-.

On the other hand, you call a HVAC technician, they supply the motor and capacitor, otherwise they won't give you warranty. Cost $300+. Look on the Yellow Pages for one in your neighborhood.

Good Luck!! Rate this post!!

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