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Goodman split unit that heats instead of cools

\015 I have a Goodman CPLE24-1C air conditioner that is remotely connected to a Janitrol AR24-1 (Goodman HKR-05) air handler. The unit cools very well for the first 30 to 45 minutes. Then it starts sending hot air out the air vents and the fan on the outside unit moves very slowly and the outside unit is hot enough to burn you if you touch it. Any ideas?\015\012\015\012Thanks \015\012\015\012Mark\015

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Hi, Could be a run capacitor on the fan motor. They usually swell up and or leak when they go bad. If not, the only real way to test them it with a specific capacitor tester. A new capacitor would be cheaper. Make sure that the outside unit is disconnected from power before opening it up, try to spin the fan blade by hand. If it doesn't spin freely it may need oiled if possible. See above solution. Your problem is the fan motor though so if this don't do it, It will have to be replaced. If this helps, Please rate my solution.\015\012Thanks,\015\012kstfas
It appears the nuetral wire or improper grounding if its 120V unit. 220v unit will be a loose phase off of line one or two in panel box or unit connection. If this problem is common between other units it will be a factory design problem allow a single phase simulation to occur. Loss off phase would cause motor to slow down and overheat. Once outside unit is not functioning correctly where the outside condensor is not removing the heat through the condensor, you will get hot air through the inside mini split system.

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