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    Definitely!

    Definitely!
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    Thank you that makes a lot more sense. Likely the...

    Thank you that makes a lot more sense. Likely the normally open side is staying closed and feeding 2 speeds. Hopefully the motor isn't shot and a new relay will be the end of it
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    I will replace relay. It is just a simple DPST...

    I will replace relay. It is just a simple DPST and there is only one. Both poles are closed on a regular cycle but I have to check the wiring. To run a different speed I would need another relay I...
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    I wasn't sure I used right cap until I verified,...

    I wasn't sure I used right cap until I verified, which was after I posted.
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    There is only 1 relay and I didn't change the...

    There is only 1 relay and I didn't change the wiring in any way. Just to emphasize it was a 220 v motor I took out and a 220 motor I put back in. It is also noteworthy that the old motor smoked in...
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    There is only 1 relay and I didn't change the...

    There is only 1 relay and I didn't change the wiring in any way
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    It was an OEM motor it was 220

    It was an OEM motor it was 220
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    I asked because I was uncertain until I verified...

    I asked because I was uncertain until I verified that I used the right cap
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    230 v

    230 v
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    230 volt

    230 volt
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    Voltage was 240 120 to each leg. I tested both...

    Voltage was 240 120 to each leg. I tested both legs together and then each leg to ground
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    I used a 7.5. 370 just like recommended by...

    I used a 7.5. 370 just like recommended by manufacturer. Wonder if dirty blower motor could cause it. It really smoked and caught on fire inside motor.
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    No

    No
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    Would using a start capacitor instead of a run...

    Would using a start capacitor instead of a run capacitor cause this?
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    It is a nordyne though

    It is a nordyne though
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    It's a single relay One lead for motor goes to...

    It's a single relay One lead for motor goes to relay other lead directly to breaker
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    Blower motor fried (newly installed)

    I just installed an OEM mobile home blower motor. It was a simple one- just a molex plug for wiring. Fired it up and it ran for a few minutes then smoke and fire came from the motor. Wiring all...
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    I had the customer remove the blower door and it...

    I had the customer remove the blower door and it never froze up for a week. I modified the blower door with two 16" square filter grilles and installed pleated filters. The next morning it froze up....
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    It used to have a 3 ton rheem r-22 system but...

    It used to have a 3 ton rheem r-22 system but compressor burnt out maybe for the same reasons that are causing these problems
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    Coleman mod 7956856 Ser 048880382

    Coleman mod 7956856
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    It seemed to me that the openings in the blower...

    It seemed to me that the openings in the blower compartment door for return air were way to small and few . Like I said too when the door was off my subcool was right on target at 9. With door on it...
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    I don't remember my pressures but I'm thinking...

    I don't remember my pressures but I'm thinking 243 high side and over 100 on low side but I'm not exactly sure it was last Friday that I did it.
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    Down flow. I only have temp and pressure readings...

    Down flow. I only have temp and pressure readings from when the system was functioning properly. I will get the equipment info and post tomorrow.
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    Well, I thought turning the bulb over fixed it....

    Well, I thought turning the bulb over fixed it. Now it's 7 days later and the customer called back saying the coil iced up again. This is the first time in 7 days. He said the outdoor temp was 71 and...
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    Thanks for all of your replies. Turns out it was...

    Thanks for all of your replies. Turns out it was the bulb upside down. After I turned it over it has been working fine for five days and counting! Hope this experience helps someone else too.
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