Bryant Blower Problems - HVAC - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > HVAC


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-23-2013, 04:51 PM   #1
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Des Plaines, IL
Posts: 92
Rewards Points: 77

Bryant blower problems

The blower in my Bryant furnace is intermittently very VERY slow spooling up. And by slow, its so slow that you can tell the blower is not turning and I am waiting for a breaker to kick or a fire to start.

The furnace was built 40th week of 95. How long are Bryant's good for typically?

Is there anything I can check or test that would relate to the slow spool up?

Also, what is the cost of a typical furnace (80k btu) and installation?

Thanks for any help


Bryant 1995
Model #383KAV042091


gjones is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2013, 05:27 PM   #2
Hvac Pro
yuri's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Winnipeg, Canada
Posts: 16,130
Rewards Points: 398

the motor capacitor may be weak, should have a rating like 5 mfd 370 vac on it. if not then the motor may be dying. need to check if it is getting 120 volts from the board. board may be bad but that is rare. capacitor is less than $20 at Graingers or Johnstones or motor shop so you may want to try it. to test it you need a multitester that does capacitance and most don't. furnace should last at least 20 yrs.


"Cut it twice and it is still too short".
yuri is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to yuri For This Useful Post:
ben's plumbing (01-23-2013)

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
heat pump blower problems mbaker999 HVAC 3 05-05-2012 05:20 PM
Odd Fireplace Outlet Behavior permagrin Electrical 2 12-17-2011 08:06 AM
Bryant 355MAV blower dies after one or two cycles in high heat, resets to low heat KThomas HVAC 1 11-29-2010 09:06 PM
blower relay 821 for bryant furnace electric man HVAC 9 10-27-2010 11:35 AM
comfortmaker rpj2 blower wheel problems nuclearjesus HVAC 3 11-22-2009 08:14 PM

Top of Page | View New Posts


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1