So we did some checks on the AC issue, the blower spins manually. When the blow…

So we did some checks on the AC issue, the blower spins manually. When the blower is wired directly to 110 it just trips the breaker, the blower fails a continuity test, and the wires going back to the control box when we turn the AC on only show 2 volts on the multimeter. (so oddly enough to me…

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Posted by: Cindy Chebultz

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10 replies
  1. Will Ferguson
    Will Ferguson says:

    If any motor trips the breaker that means it’s overloading before it starts. That’s pretty much how all motors fail

  2. Todd Starr
    Todd Starr says:

    The windings are shorted out. Replace it. It’s made by Dayton. You need to find a new one.

  3. Jeff Bowler
    Jeff Bowler says:

    Turn the breaker off and see what else is on that circuit, if it is a dedicated line, disconnect both ends and run a new wire.

  4. James Evans
    James Evans says:

    If that motor uses a capacitor for starting it will trip a breaker every time if the capacitor is defective. I can’t tell from the picture if it is a capacitor start.

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