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Old 05-22-2014, 11:55 PM
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Generally, the capacitor being bad would cause the fan to cease functioning. It is used to give the motor a boost in energy in starting. You test a capacitor using a procedure called a squelch test. Just looking at the capacitor can be a clue, as the capacitor will generally swell when they go bad.
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