Central Air Fan Won't Turn

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Old 07-11-04, 04:33 PM
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Central Air Fan Won't Turn

Hi all....
When I turn on my a/c the compressor kicks on but the fan won't turn and it's not blowing cold air out of the vents. Any ideas as to what would cause this to happen? I'm trying avoid having someone come look at it and rip me off.
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Kristin
 
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Old 07-11-04, 04:35 PM
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indoor or outdoor fan not running?
 
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Old 07-12-04, 11:58 AM
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A/c

It's the outdoor fan.
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Old 07-12-04, 01:09 PM
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Try turning it with a stick to get it started. If it starts and runs replace the capacitor. If it don't do anything you will probably need a new fan motor and capacitor.
 
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Old 07-12-04, 01:11 PM
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Have some one turn on the AC . When you hear it try and give the fan blades a push in the way it should go. If it takes off and runs its just a fan capacitor. If not can be new motor If so also get a new capacitor Now use a small stick for this and look out. Dont run the unit if the fan outside dont run.


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Old 07-12-04, 03:48 PM
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i agree. either fan motor or cap, spinning it off will tell. is it a heat pump?
 
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