Bard Outside Unit Wont Run

Old 07-02-04, 07:06 PM
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Bard Outside Unit Wont Run

Hello-having A Problem W/my Bard Outside Coil. It Gets Power When Tstat Is Set To Cool But Fan Doesnt Turn & Unit Gets Louder & Hotter. Any Ideas? Thanks
Old 07-03-04, 04:51 AM
KField's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Easton, PA
Posts: 3,245
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Make sure with power off that the outdoor fan spins freely when pushed with a stick or something. If so, the bearings are good. If not, you can look for oil holes and lube the motor but it is probably history. The other possibility is a bad capacitor on the outdoor fan or a bad motor winding. The capacitor is not too easy to check without a tester unless it is bulged and obviously bad. It is NOT a good idea to continue to run the unit this way. The pressure will be extremely high and it is hard on the compressor. Fix it right away.


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: