Lennox HSXB15-036 fan failure question

Came home today to find a very sluggsh fan on the compressor unit outside.

After shutting the unit down I found the fan blade to turn but relatively stiff.

Not frozen binding but certainly not ‘free spinning” I know a value judgement a bit but pretty sure the bearings are getting old

being 13 years old and all

Question is. 1)is it still possible to be the run/start capacitor? This was replaced once before.

and 2) how bad is it to run very temporarily w/out the fan.

3)What about a fan, like a box fan as a temporary cooling unit?

One odd educational question:

The shutoff outside that cuts the 220V to the compressor/fan.. Why is there not 110 across each set of fuse contacts?


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