HVAC Procedure and Performance Guide
Replace oil burner motor
Training for this procedure can be found in these courses:
STANDARD OF PERFORMANCE
Burner motor must be replaced according to manufacturer’s specifications. Burner motor must be securely mounted and motor shaft must engage blower wheel and oil-pump coupling according to specifications. Wiring must be mechanically secure and electrical continuity must be established. Burner must operate according to specifications. Applicable safety procedures must be followed
- Review job order and manufacturer’s specifications.
- Determine motor mounting, voltage, speed and horsepower requirements.
- Collect tools, equipment and materials.
- Put on safety and protective equipment and apparel.
- Disconnect electrical power.
- Shut off fuel supply to equipment.
- Disconnect electrical wiring and remove motor and fan-blower wheel assembly from burner.
- Verify that new motor is suitable replacement.
- Remove fan wheel from old motor and install new one.
- Mount new motor and fan-wheel assembly and secure to burner.
- Ensure that motor shaft engages oil-pump coupling.
- Connect electrical wiring according to specifications.
- Test furnace operation.
- If furnace does not operate as specified, check motor rotation and speed. Follow manufacturer’s troubleshooting instructions and determine problem.
- Leave equipment in required operating status.
- Remove safety and protective equipment and apparel.
- Gather tools, equipment and leftover materials, and leave work site clean.