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glen t Said in Wednesday, April 29, 2009

things that will kill a cap are- 1 heat, 2 vibration, 3 over voltage, 4 physical damage, 5 moisture. check for each and correct any found. depending on where it is mounted you may be able to mount it remotely to protect it from 4 of the 5. i would talk

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Tedruski Said in Wednesday, April 29, 2009

The capacitor gives the motor the initial jump start to get it running. I would guess that your motor has problems or bearings are starting to seize up which is putting a strain on the capacitor that is trying to get your motor started each time.

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dvdacmn Said in Saturday, May 02, 2009

first get a 440 rated cap then clean your condenser coils every year by backflushing them make sure all connectors are tight no loose wires check your amp draw is the fan in the right position the blde if to high or low it will draw to many amps and is