First, Thanks for all the info in this group.
I think my condenser fan is going bad. The unit does not blow air at
high speed anymore. I was not here when it broke so I do not know what
led to the problem.
The motor is a GE 1/3hp 1650rpm 3 speed motor. It barely pushes air
anymore. Occasionally it will trip the breaker as well. When the
breaker trips, I leave it off for about an hour and then start but the
breaker will trip again in about 4 or 5 hours.
No matter what the speed selected it only operates in low (or less than
I am not very familiar with Start caps or Run caps, so I cannot say if
it is one of these but the motor does turn when on and is not hard to
spin manually at all. The compressor is working fine.
I thought what the hell, I will just shotgun it and replace the caps
and the motor and be on my way. Only problem is that I can not find a
replacement motor for this unit.
The model number for the motor is 5KCP39KG M966S
I guess what i really want to know is, Has anyone had this problem
before and what was the problem? Was it a fan motor going bad? Was it
an improperly functioning run cap?
Any advice would be great but I checked with the RV shop and they
estimated almost as much to repair as it would cost to replace the