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    lennox pulse furnace

    Anyone ever replace the 3/4 hp blower in the g/14q.Lennox say`s I have to buy there's it`s heavy duty and any other 3/4 hp motor will fail fast.Well the motor they sell is close to 350.00 and they don`t have one here close.It`s fricking cold out here in Ann Arbor.My normal supply house has a 3/4 hp motor and cap for under 200.00 that will fit lennox mounting bracket.

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    Pressure tested the heat exchanger yet? No sense sticking a motor in if the heat exchanger fails inspection.

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    yes it's expensive, others will fail.
    remove your pricing and pressure test the hx.

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    Quote Originally Posted by t527ed View Post
    yes it's expensive, others will fail.
    remove your pricing and pressure test the hx.
    i got a ao smith motor it has no white wire or neutral wire.So what wire do I use for common.

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    The wire designations should be listed on the tag on the motor body. What is the motor part number?

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    Yellow is usually common if no white.

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    Replacement motor will probably fail soon. I'd do OEM only.

    BTW, did the furnace pass the pressure test?
    Beware of advice given by some guy on the Internet.

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    Id replace the whole furnace parts becoming mor and more obsolete be much better in Long run to replace. Great rebates to replace!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jhunter97 View Post
    Id replace the whole furnace parts becoming mor and more obsolete be much better in Long run to replace. Great rebates to replace!

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    That`s what I told the homeowner.The cabinet has so much rust on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JAYLUPARK View Post
    Yellow is usually common if no white.
    Um that's probably incorrect. I Hate to see a smoked motor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crmont View Post
    Um that's probably incorrect. I Hate to see a smoked motor.
    I saw one that was wired up wrong and cooked the fan coil board on a carrier Air handler.

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    AO Smith has some Blower Motors that have a yellow wire as common

    Also they sometimes use purple and of course white

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    I have seen the statement "... yellow/white for common..."
    But as stated, there should be a reference on the motor itself!!

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