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Loud PayneFurnace? Blower Wheel Replacement #LA680593

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the blower wheel on Payne furnaces. The most common reasons for replacing the blower wheel are when the furnace is loud or the blower motor does not run.

All of the information in this blower wheel replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Payne

Tools used: flat head screwdriver, pliers, adjustable wrench, 3/8 inch socket, measuring tape, 7/16 inch socket, zip tie

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace the blower wheel in your furnace first turn off the power to the furnace.
2
Use a flat-head screwdriver to unthread the screws securing the upper access panel and remove the panel.
3
Next, unthread the screws to release the lower access panel.
4
Release the spring clamps securing the drain trap hoses to the collection box and exhaust pipe and pull the hoses free.
5
Remove the drain hose as well.
6
Next, remove the screws securing the drain trap mounting bracket.
7
Move the drain trap assembly out of the way.
8
Note the orientation of the thermostat wires connected to the control board then loosen the screws to disconnect them.
9
Cut the zip tie securing the wire harnesses.
10
Now unthread the screws securing the blower assembly support rails.
11
Carefully slide the assembly out.
12
Use an adjustable wrench to loosen the blower wheel set screw.
13
Next, unthread the two screws securing the air baffle.
14
Remove the baffle.
15
Now set the blower assembly on its side and remove the screw to release the grounding wire.
16
Note the orientation of the blower motor then use a 3/8th inch socket to unthread the blower motor bracket mounting screws.
17
Lift off the motor and bracket – this may require some effort.
18
You can now slide out the old blower wheel.
19
Before you install the new blower wheel make sure the set screw is loose.
20
Now position the blower wheel in the housing with the set screw side facing down.
21
Position the blower motor and bracket then rethread and tighten the mounting screws.
22
Secure the grounding wire.
23
Return the blower assembly to its upright position.
24
Center the blower wheel in the housing align the set screw with the flat side of the motor shaft and tighten the set screw.
25
Replace the air baffle and secure the screws.
26
Now realign the blower assembly support rails on the slides and push it into place.
27
Rethread the screws to secure.
28
Reconnect the thermostat wires and tighten the screws to secure.
29
Use a new zip tie to remove any slack in the wire harnesses.
30
Reposition the drain trap assembly in the cabinet and rethread the screws to secure the mounting bracket.
31
Reattach the hoses to the appropriate ports on the collection box and exhaust pipe.
32
Secure with the clamps as necessary.
33
Reattach the drain hose as well.
34
Realign the lower access panel and rethread the screws.
35
Realign the upper access panel and secure it with the screws.
36
With the repair completed, turn the power supply back on and your furnace should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the blower wheel on Payne furnaces. The most common reasons for replacing the blower wheel are when the furnace is loud or the blower motor does not run.

All of the information in this blower wheel replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Payne

Tools used: flat head screwdriver, pliers, adjustable wrench, 3/8 inch socket, measuring tape, 7/16 inch socket, zip tie
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace the blower wheel in your furnace first turn off the power to the furnace.
2
Use a flat-head screwdriver to unthread the screws securing the upper access panel and remove the panel.
3
Next, unthread the screws to release the lower access panel.
4
Release the spring clamps securing the drain trap hoses to the collection box and exhaust pipe and pull the hoses free.
5
Remove the drain hose as well.
6
Next, remove the screws securing the drain trap mounting bracket.
7
Move the drain trap assembly out of the way.
8
Note the orientation of the thermostat wires connected to the control board then loosen the screws to disconnect them.
9
Cut the zip tie securing the wire harnesses.
10
Now unthread the screws securing the blower assembly support rails.
11
Carefully slide the assembly out.
12
Use an adjustable wrench to loosen the blower wheel set screw.
13
Next, unthread the two screws securing the air baffle.
14
Remove the baffle.
15
Now set the blower assembly on its side and remove the screw to release the grounding wire.
16
Note the orientation of the blower motor then use a 3/8th inch socket to unthread the blower motor bracket mounting screws.
17
Lift off the motor and bracket – this may require some effort.
18
You can now slide out the old blower wheel.
19
Before you install the new blower wheel make sure the set screw is loose.
20
Now position the blower wheel in the housing with the set screw side facing down.
21
Position the blower motor and bracket then rethread and tighten the mounting screws.
22
Secure the grounding wire.
23
Return the blower assembly to its upright position.
24
Center the blower wheel in the housing align the set screw with the flat side of the motor shaft and tighten the set screw.
25
Replace the air baffle and secure the screws.
26
Now realign the blower assembly support rails on the slides and push it into place.
27
Rethread the screws to secure.
28
Reconnect the thermostat wires and tighten the screws to secure.
29
Use a new zip tie to remove any slack in the wire harnesses.
30
Reposition the drain trap assembly in the cabinet and rethread the screws to secure the mounting bracket.
31
Reattach the hoses to the appropriate ports on the collection box and exhaust pipe.
32
Secure with the clamps as necessary.
33
Reattach the drain hose as well.
34
Realign the lower access panel and rethread the screws.
35
Realign the upper access panel and secure it with the screws.
36
With the repair completed, turn the power supply back on and your furnace should be ready for use.

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