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Offline tmh

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A/C problem
« on: June 24, 2009, 07:24:57 PM »

I have a Rheem central air conditioner in the model series AKA (model# is RAKA-042JAZ).  It had water damage and motor stopped working.  I bought a new motor.  It has an extra line compare to the old one.  I would like to find out how to connect it.  Thank you for your help.

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Re: A/C problem
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2009, 07:47:14 PM »
Iíll go outside to figure out one by one.  I may have to ask a friendís help to understand it.  Thank you very much.

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Re: A/C problem
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2009, 04:10:41 PM »
How many wires and what color? What brand of motor?
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Re: A/C problem
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2009, 04:13:01 PM »
It has five, orange, purple, brown, yellow and black.  It's 1/5 H.P 208/230 Volt Rheem, Ruud Condenser Fan Motor, http://americanhvacparts.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=MOT5123055&Category_Code= .

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Re: A/C problem
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2009, 05:47:39 PM »
look on the side of the motor
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Re: A/C problem
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2009, 07:20:50 PM »
How many wires and what color on the original motor? Were they all connected to terminals?
There is a wiring diagram on the side of the motor. One color for L-1 one color for L-2 and 2 colors for the capacitor. Your link states that the motor uses a external capacitor and is a one speed motor.
Follow the wiring diagram on the motor.
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