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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Omaha, NE
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    19
    I was on call this weekend, and must have replaced five blower motors. Most of them where pretty obvious, burned up windings or bad bearings. One of the motors through me for a loop. I bent down to look at the motor as it tried to start, and it just sat there and hummed. I spun the wheel with my hand, and it kicked right on. Sounds like a bad capacitor right?---nope, 7.5 microF right on the nose. I checked incoming voltage, tried an new capacitor anyway, checked continuity/resistance in all of the windings--no dice. As a last resort, I just replaced the blower motor and everything ran fine.

    Has anyone else seen this before, did I make a mistake?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Location
    California
    Posts
    634
    possibly a bad spot on the winding.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    burlington county n.j.
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    9,704
    no mistake, bad motor

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2000
    Location
    Louisiana , USA
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    3,280
    This is Turtle.

    No your still right for i see motors with shafts of the motor cut and eaten up and on these it will do just like you say. it will run with a little help.

    TURTLE

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