How much does it cost to replace a furnace blower motor?

On average nationwide, a furnace blower motor replacement costs $400-$600, including parts and labor. A single-speed blower motor costs around $450 to replace while a variable-speed motor costs $600+.

How much does a blower motor cost?

Average Blower Motor Replacement Cost

Average Cost $450
High Cost $2,000
Low Cost $150

Where is furnace blower reset button?

Locate the reset button on the furnace and press it to reset the furnace. It is usually located inside the blower compartment on the side of the blower motor. Be cautious as the housing may be hot. If the button is popped up, press it down.

Where is the reset button on a blower motor?

Examine the exposed components in the furnace cabinet to locate the blower motor; look for a small silver box positioned toward the top of the cabinet. Mounted just above this box you should see a small round component with a raised red or white button at the center; this is the blower reset switch.

How can you tell if a blower fuse is blown?

How to check the blower motor fuse? With the fuse box located and the blower, motor fuse identified, go ahead and remove it and check the filament. If it’s broken, the fuse is blown.

Why won’t my gas furnace blower turn on automatically?

Some older gas furnaces use a heat-activated switch to energize the blower motor after the burners ignite and the heat chamber warms. If the blower starts by turning the thermostat fan switch to the “On” position, but does not come on automatically after the burners have ignited, this may indicate a faulty heat-activated switch.

Why is there no voltage coming out of my blower?

If you are not getting voltage to the blower motor out of the control board then you probably need a new control board again. Make sure you are getting 24 to 28 volts AC between the G and C (com) thermostat wires on your control board when you have the thermostat set to “Fan ON”.

What should I do if my blower fan is not working?

If no voltage is recorded, you will have to replace the board or the relay. If there is a battery, check if it is working properly. This is another common reason behind faulty blower fans. Check the AFC (automatic fan control) for dust and other accumulation.

What are the symptoms of a bad blower motor on thermostat?

A failed blower motor will often be accompanied by a bad odor (like burning plastic or rubber). If the fan does not operate automatically after the burners have ignited, or after turning the thermostat fan switch to the “On” position, this may indicate either a bad blower motor or a bad capacitor (below).