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The fan or blower motor is not turning when I switch air conditioner on.
MY AC UNITE IS ARCHING OUT SIDE THE CURCUITE BREAKER IS TRIPPING OFF
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Problem I turned on my air conditioner this spring. I turned the switch to cool on and the air conditioner fan not going. I took cover off and got new capacitator didn't work. I took fan motor into electric shop and checked out fine. When I turn switch on the contact switch engages and there is a humming noise. But the fan does not work. the compressor doesn't start up. The model is at least 10 years old. How do we tell what the SER rating is?
Hi,\015\012There are two things to check....\015\012\015\012Do you have power coming into the contactor???\015\012\015\012Do you have power coming out of the contactor???\015\012\015\012If you have power goin ... Air Conditioners
The fan or blower motor is not turning when I switch air conditioner on.
MY AC UNITE IS ARCHING OUT SIDE THE CURCUITE BREAKER IS TRIPPING OFF ... Goodman CKL36AR36 Air Conditioner
The model number as listed on the receipt is CKQ24. The Blower moter in the air-handler is not running. When the fan-only switch is turned on, the blower motor will attempt to spin by pulsing for about 2 seconds. It will repeat the pulsing cycle in about 2 second intervals. There is no smell of burning. When the unit is set to AC and auto, the evaparator coils do chill. The blower motor is a variable speed motor with an external ECM. How do I test the ECM and/or motor? What should I look for in
Personally I would get an exact replacement capacitor same voltage rating and microfarud rating. The capacitor will read something like 370v 5uf. I would be surprised if that's not the whole problem. If not it needs an exact evaporative fan replaceme ... Goodman CKL24AR24 Air Conditioner
Hi I have a CLT30-1A external air conditioner unit. Problem: both the fan and compressor do not turn. A low frequency hum sounds when power is applied. Trouble shooting steps I've tried; 1. contact switch works and supplies 220 VAC across contact to motors 2. removed each motor from the circuit at a time but neither motors function. I speculate the capacitor is not functioning and does not "start" either motors. What do you think?
Hi,If your contactor is engaged, as it sounds like it is and you have 220 volts going out of it. Then the capacitor would be the device to look at next. An ohm meter test on both sides of capacitor should show its condition. I ... Goodman Air Conditioners
Hi i recently purchased a used convair portable supacool 9 air conditioner the first time i switched it on it appeared to work ok but the next time i turned it on it is working on normal fan mode but when i turn it to air conditioner mode it is doing exactly the same as on normal fan mode the compressor does not appear to be working and is not making the extra noise that it was the first time i have tryed all the switchs including the thermostat but there is only a very simple to use set up any
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Blower fan in the inside unit tries to turn on but wont. It can be turned manually and air conditioner comes on and runs fine. The " squirrel " cage spins completely freely and is not sticky or jammed. Is the motor bad or is it a run capacitor. Model number of inside unit is a49-15
\011Sound more like the cap, but if the motor is raging hot, it could be the motor, another thing it could is improper voltage although less likely. But Goodmans/ do have this weird fan relay issue were they just bite it some times. I wo ... Goodman Air Conditioners
The motor or blower wheel om my Goodman model GMP 100-4 unit whistles and sticks. How can I fix this? Can the motor or blower wheel be lubricated? Does the motor need to be replaced. If I manualy spin the blower wheel and get it turming some what and then start the unit by pressing the safty switch located behind the lower front panel the blower will start, the wheel fan will turn. If I turn the unit off and try to turn it on again before the wheel stops turning the blower will work. But, if
Yes its the motor problem.the noise is from motor.as the blower wheel is not making noise when car is turned off.and when checked manually the blower wheel is not making noise.that means motor is faulty\015\012thanks.please do rate the solution ... Air Conditioners
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I have a Dometic 579 Series Brisk Air AC. The model Number is 57915.531. When I turn the fan on, nothing happens. If I reach up and turn the wheel blower the fan will start up and everything works. I replaced the fan motor and put on a new capacitor part # 3100248.412 was supplied. The fan still will not start on it's own. I still need to turn the wheel blower to get it started. Help!
My sheet shows part # 3100248.420 as fan run capacitor.You may have an updated number. Check voltage outputs labeled on it are same as on old one, and double check wiring is correct, to and from capacitor. Be careful not to mistake compressor start c ... Dometic Rooftop RV Air Conditioner
I have a goodman Air conditioning unit CKL49-1. The fan motor connects to the top lid. Recently the metal cracked and broke and the fan fell down inside. I purchassed a new lid mounted the fan back on to the lid. It doesnt seem that any major damage was caused. I put everything back together the way it was. When I turn it on it will only go on for a sec then a switch inside turns it off. When i looked at the electrical on the ac i noticed when i turn it on a little spark on a switch and the swit
Sounds like it is overloading and tripping the circuit breaker (that thing that pops up). More than likely when the fan fell down it stopped the blade from turning which caused the motor to overheat, melting the windings insulation which caused them ... Goodman CKL49AR49 Air Conditioner
Air conditioner runs for a few hours and it works - it cools the house. Then it stops cooling - the fan still runs but it doesn't blow out cool air any more. It seems like it's overheating or something. It will blow out cool air if it has not been turned on in a while but once it's on too long it stops. I was told it could be the fan motor and the a/c guy changed the fan motor today but that didn't fix the problem. Now he says it might be the compressor or that I need a new system. I'm jus
The things I would check:\015\012Is the system properly charged with freon? Sytem may be overcharged.\015\012Is the compressor out on internal overload at the point of failure? If the overload isnt tripped and the compressor is having tro ... Air Conditioners
My fan motor won't turn on my dometic air conditioner
If the run capacitor does not fix it bad motor. ... Dometic Rooftop RV Air Conditioner
I have a Goodman (AR24-1) unit, the heating is electric not gas. How do I test the blower motor with out removing it. I have a part number but not sure if it is the blower motor number or not. Part number 15212-50. (1.5 AMP 1/5 HP) 208/204 Volts) I have replaced the capacitor today but still did not start when I have the Fan switch turned on. I have checked the thermostat. Any way to check the motor? The switch board number is ( # Goodman B1370735) I can test it with my meter if needed.
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I have a Carrier 5 ton Air Conditioner -five years old. I turn on the thermostat and the blower comes on in the house then the compressor engages, but the fan does start. I can manuelly, start outside fan by using a long screw driver to turn the blades. Then the fan begins to turn slowly until it reach a faster speed. But I do not beleive that the fan is turning as fast as it use to. I go back into the house and after 15 to 20 minutes the temperture has not dropped. It apprears to stay a th
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Is the fan on the outside unit supposed to turn when the heat is on or only for the air conditioner? Our unit is omitting a strange odor and the fan will not move even if we switch the unit to air conditioner.
The outside fan is used when ever the compresser needs to be cooled. So depending upon the outside temp as well as the temp of the refrigeration, it may not come on. When you say "our unit is ommiting a strange odor" are you refering to the outside c ... Ruud UAKA042 Air Conditioner
Blower motor stopped, there is a medium-loud ''electric buzz'' sound every minute or so as if trying to start the blower motor. Could be relay switch. Last week, I extracted the entire motor and fan assembly (the one in the bottom of the furnace that drives the air through the house duct system). The motor was pretty filthy, so I took the entire thing apart an blew out all the dust, cleaned up the motor, Zoom oiled the bearing assemblies at each end, put it all back together. Started up and ran
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I have a goodman clj36 air conditioner and the motor turns on but the air inside the house is hot. the fan does not turn on
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You may have a bad run capacitor which are very cheap ... Air Conditioners
My air conditioner will turn on the fan but not the compressor unless i turn the thermostat to it comes on then the fan blower doesn't' work what will cause this?
IS THIS A SPLIT SYSTEM OR ROOF UNIT ... Air Conditioners
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Air conditioner blower fan wont turn off - Air Conditioners
If this is central AC unit check the fan motor to see if it will try to run. If the motor tries to run it may be capacitor easy to change. If not posible fan relay. Please keep in touch and I will help you with this problem. Rus Need more info pleas ... Air Conditioners