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Old 06-20-2009
trendycat trendycat is offline
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Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: On the road in the US
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The switch was indeed the problem. Once I flipped the switch to the on position, the fan began working immediately. I probably didn't need any of the new parts (motor, capacitor and blower) after all. However, with all new parts it should last another 12-14 years (with luck).

The only remaining problem is figuring out how to balance the new squirrel cage fan. It looks OK, but it vibrates as though it is out of balance when the fan is running. I guess I'll try to track down an HVAC shop that might be able to balance it early next week and pull the whole assembly again to take to them.

Thanks for the switch info, it should be the first thing everyone checks when they have a fan/overheating problem on birds from the mid-90's, I guess.

Bruce & Linda
1995 PT42WB (SOLD)
2004 Toyota Land Cruiser on a trailer
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