motor/blower tries to start...then cuts off


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Old 10-15-19, 09:13 AM
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motor/blower tries to start...then cuts off

I have a Magic Chef model: EG6A75DC8-11
the pilot lights, gas ignites, runs for about 1 minute, the motor/blower tries to start, then it cuts off.
Can anyone help?
(Without getting a new furnace)
Thank you!
 
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Old 10-15-19, 10:22 AM
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Welcome to the forums.

That's a pretty old furnace. Probably nearing thirty years old.
I'd imagine the blower motor may be tired.

It could be as simple as simple as a defective run capacitor or it can be worn motor bearings.
Does the motor spin easily by hand ?
See if it's warm/hot when it cuts out.
Many try changing the cap first as it's roughly a $10 part.
 
 

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