DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum (
-   HVAC (
-   -   Air Handler Blower repair (

Kiev 12-18-2007 01:25 PM

Air Handler Blower repair
I have been living without much heat in the past 48 hours, and I would really appreciate any advice.

My story:

My air handler motor is dying, only working 30 minutes at a time before slowing down and coming to a complete stop, accompanied with humming noise & some burning smell.

So, I got the replacement motor today and will go ahead and replace the old one.

One thing I want to make sure - do I need to balance the actual wheel?

I belive the clips are all in place still.

Any other related advice would really be appreciated. Thank you in advance!

redline 12-18-2007 05:14 PM

Is the wheel part of the motor or seperate?

carriertech 12-18-2007 05:16 PM

No you don't have to worry about balancing the wheel. It is a good time to scrape off any build up off the wheel being careful not to disturb those weights.

cjett 12-19-2007 10:01 AM

Make sure you also replace the capacitor with the proper one for the new motor.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:35 AM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1