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My Ruud heat pump fan stops after running a minute. It is 10 degrees out now and defrost mode seems to work fine. It makes a humming sound when the fan gets stuck. Sometimes if I take a ruler to it, it will unstick and starts spinning but not other times. cover over the fan motor feels very warm, almost hot to the hand. I've shut it off totally for now.


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The capacitor for the fan motor is bad...replace the capacitor and you'll be good to go...

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