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I have an 8 year old 2 1/2 ton carrier compressor unit. I have already replaced the running coil and contactor. I now want to clean the coils and fan blades on the motor. I have never had reason to remove the top grill. I looks as though the fan motor is attached, and I don?t want to do anything stupid ?if I can help it? or damage or disconnect any of the wires. what is the proper way for me to access the inside of the unit so as to be able to spray off any debris that may be on the coils. So fa


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Hey Bernie, it is possible to remove the 4 screws on the grill that the motor is mounted to (not the bolts holding the motor to the grill)and pull up and twist so its upside down and have someone else hold it as to not put to much stress on the wires also be carefull not to put stress on the fan blade they are easily bent and will throw it out of balance and cause vibration. make sure the power is off to the unit and do not use high pressure because it can damage the fins. hose pressure is all you need.

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