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Old 12-06-2007, 12:16 PM  
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My Trane furnace XE-90 many times will not start. I go check it and the motor for the induced draft exaust fan is humming and hot to the touch, but not spinning. If I tap it with a light to moderate blow with the back of a srewdriver the motor starts running. I have lubed the bearing in the indicated shaft location and it still does it. The shaft of the motor spins freely and is not binding.
A friend said it might be the starting capacitor. There is a 4UF capacitor on top of the motor with spade lugs. Does the capacitor sound like the problem? and if so are they readily available.
Thanks for any input...... gsetti



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Old 12-06-2007, 03:49 PM  
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Actually, it sounds like the motor is bad. Test the capacitor and replace as necessary. Not all motors come w/a capacitor but, this would be the cheaper of the two if you need to guess at the solution.

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