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Condencer unit fan wont run

\015 I changed run capacitor still wont run itook off unit. is their a way to check fan motor while disconecked from unit to see if it is bad before buying one?\015

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Turn OFF the power. Check to see it the condenser fan will spin freely. You should feel no resistance if you spin the blade manually. If it is tight change the motor. To check the power to the motor remember 220 volts CAN KILL YOU if you do not know what you are doing. If you are safe for this use an amp probe or a volt meter to see if you have power going to the motor. You can check this at the contactor. If there is power to the motor and the motor doesn't start its either the motor or the capacitor. If you do not have power to the motor it could be your contactor, your disconnect box or your line voltage.
\015\012Good luck...
If you have power to the fan and the fan won't come on, then its bad. You don't have to do another check. You will know if the capacitor is bad by turning the power on to the unit and taking a stick to start the fan. If the fan starts running after manually spinning, then the cap is bad. If not, the motor is bad.

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