What is a Fan Motor & What Does it Do?
The purpose of your air conditioner’s condenser fan electric motor is to keep carefully the compressor from overheating. Its job is to awesome the superheated refrigerant that movements through the condenser coils of your AC unit, which really helps to cool your home.
How does an AC motor function?
Unlike in a DC motor, where you send power to the inner rotor, in an AC electric motor you send power to the outer coils that define the stator. The coils are energized in pairs, in sequence, generating a magnetic field that rotates around the exterior of the motor.
How long really does an AC fan engine last?
Usually, you may expect your air conditioning system to last anywhere from 10-15 years – put simply, the life of your automobile. The AC program is a sealed unit, and incredibly little can go wrong.
What would result in a fan to stop working?
Check the Fan Fuse
Just like the circuit breakers in your own home, these fuses are designed to break the electrical connection when an excessive amount of electricity causes your fan to overheat. When the fuse melts, it breaks the connection and cuts power to the lover. Examine the cord and the inside of your fan for this fuse.
How do you maintain an AC fan motor?
Annually
Remove and renew grease in ball or roller bearing.
Test insulation.
Remove magnetic dirt that may be attached to poles.
Check clearance among shaft and journal boxes of sleeve bearing motors.
Check the commutator intended for smoothness and slot damage.
Examine connections of commutator and armature coils.