Furnace Blower Motor — Problems To Let A Professional Handle

In order for your furnace to run well, it relies on a blower motor. This component helps drive warm air into your home. If you suffer the following complications with this part, let a heating repair contractor take a look to see what's going on.

The Motor Overheats Multiple Times Each Week

If you see that your furnace's blower motor overheats and this happens more than a couple of times each week, you need to hire a heating repair contractor immediately before the motor completely breaks down.

The contractor can assess the motor's physical condition and also perform tests while it runs. Then it will be easy for them to identify the heating issue, whether it's a problem with lubrication or a defect the motor came with. Either way, a heating repair contractor will stop this overheating problem once and for all.

You Hear the Sounds of Friction

One thing you don't want to happen with your furnace's blower motor is for it to experience a lot of friction. If it did, then it's going to gradually wear down to the point where you need a replacement motor.

You'll be able to hear friction if your blower motor has this problem though. If this is something you identify, then be sure to hire a heating repair contractor. They can recommend repairs that alleviate the friction issue, whether it's using a particular lubricant product or adjusting parts on the motor itself that rub up against each other. 

The Motor Suffers Complications on a Regular Basis

If your furnace's blower motor gives you complications to deal with all the time, then you may need to replace it. You can find out for sure if you hire a skilled heating repair contractor who's inspected and serviced plenty of blower motors before for past clients. 

They will take into account several factors, such as the age of the blower motor, the condition it's in, and the parameters that it stays around when running. Then the contractor can let you know if the motor can be repaired or if it would be best to replace it.

If you want to enjoy a reliable furnace throughout the colder months, you need to make sure the blower motor functions great. You can maintain optimal performance with said component if you know what complications to stay mindful of and have a repair professional address them if they do come to the surface. 

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Hi, my name is Kari, and as a mom, I think it is my responsibility to make sure my family is comfortable. Some days that means making cookies for a sad kid or painting our walls in inspiring colors. Other days, it means troubleshooting the HVAC system to make sure we are all warm and cozy in the winter and cool and comfortable during the summer. If you want to read about HVAC, get tips on picking the right system or learn to troubleshoot issues, you have found the right blog! Please, get comfortable and enjoy reading! I hope these posts inspire and inform you!