Why does the blower motor go bad in a TraneXL90 Furnace?Post created: 2014-10-11 Type of Equipment: Furnace Views: 293
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On 2014-10-11 Patrick wrote:
There is a number of reasons why a blower motor could go bad. If the ductwork is not wright it can put a lot of strain on the blower motor. Remember that blower motor is moving a lot of weight, thousands of pounds of air per hour and if you don't have the wright amount of return and supply air for the unit the motor can be put under a lot of added stress. If that's the case it will continue to take out blower motors. If the blower wheel is out of balance that can take out blower motors, I've seen in as quick as 1 year. When you replace a blower motor, it's good practice to replace the wheel as well. It does not take much to put one out of balance, and sometimes it is a wrestling match getting the wheel of a old motor. Those are just a few reasons why