When to Replace the Furnace Fan Motor?
If your furnace fan motor has been making a lot of noise when turned on or it has completely broken down, you need to remove it and replace it with a new one. Doing this should be with utmost care as the furnace fan motors are directly connected to the furnace motor. Furnace fan motor replacement can be done on your own however if you don’t have enough knowledge about it, you might want to seek professional furnace service for it.
To do furnace fan motor replacement, you need to be familiar with the connections between the fan motor and the furnace fan so that you will know how to put the new one. If you are not absolutely sure that you can do this, call for furnace repair from reputable technicians.
To perform furnace fan motor replacement, turn off the furnace to avoid electrocution when removing the furnace fan motor. Once you noticed that there is already a problem in your furnace, don’t use it again unless you have checked and diagnosed the furnace properly. More serious problems might come out of it if you don’t replace your furnace fan motor.
Make sure that on the onset of the problem, you should already stop using your heat furnace. Check the furnace fan motor immediately especially if there is a smoke coming out of it. Don’t use it because it might lead to short-circuiting of the furnace which can lead to causing fire accident in your home.