My motor does not run, it labors a bit. will not run on medium or high speed. is it the motor or capacitor?
Dometic 3314471.011 Fan Motor For Penguin II Air Conditioners
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Open Nov 12, 2023 - 02:49 PM
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Nov 17, 2023 - 10:47 AM
If your Dometic Fan Motor for Penguin II Air Conditioners is laboring and not functioning at medium or high speed, several issues could be responsible. The problem may lie with the motor itself or the capacitor. Here's what to investigate: Motor: If the fan motor for your Penguin II Air Conditioner is laboring, it could be worn out or damaged, warranting a replacement. Capacitor: The capacitor is responsible for providing the initial energy boost to start the motor. If it's faulty, the motor may have trouble starting and running smoothly. Power Supply: Verify that your air conditioner is receiving the correct voltage. A low voltage supply can make the motor labor. Fan Blades: Inspect the fan blades for obstructions or dirt. These can cause the motor to labor. Bear in mind that dealing with electrical appliances can be hazardous. If you're not comfortable carrying out these checks yourself, it's advisable to engage a professional. If your unit is still under warranty, get in touch with Dometic or your dealer for help. Remember, this advice is general and the actual problem could differ based on your specific model and situation.
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