Bryant Replacement Parts Guide

Bryant Replacement Parts Guide

Every household’s heating and cooling systems need replacement parts from time to time, especially when we use them regularly. Even if you take excellent care of your appliances, a component may occasionally malfunction, break, or become worn out. After all, furnaces and air conditioners are complex systems with numerous working components.

When one part fails, you must replace it with a high-quality substitute to get the most out of your HVAC system. There are many manufacturers of HVAC replacement parts, but Bryant is one of the most reliable options available. The company produces a wide variety of HVAC equipment, including many different replacement parts for numerous systems.

As an HVAC specialist, I have years of experience studying, fixing, and replacing numerous HVAC appliance parts. Each part has a specific purpose and is suitable for certain HVAC systems. 

In this article, I will provide a Bryant replacement parts guide and how to replace or install them.

Bottom Line Up Front

With most Bryant replacement HVAC parts, you can’t go wrong in terms of quality. Most importantly, you take the time to ensure you’re choosing the correct part. Otherwise, you may accidentally select a component that isn’t compatible with your household HVAC system. As long as you go with the right part, there’s no reason you shouldn’t be happy with the purchase in the short and long term. 

If you buy a component that doesn’t fit your furnace or air conditioner, it could cause problems for your appliance. Or, it may not fit the system, so you need to return it and order a different part instead. Then, you’ll need to wait even longer to have your home’s heating or cooling back on track. Take your time, research, and double-check that you’re making the right choice.

Selection Criteria

From my experience working with and researching HVAC systems, I know that you have to replace some parts more often than others. My first step was coming up with a list of parts that most frequently need replacement.

Considering that furnaces and air conditioners are the most common home HVAC systems – I selected the most common parts that need replacement from each of the two.

About Bryant

Like many North Americans, you probably already have a Bryant HVAC system in your home or office. Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems is a member of the Carrier Global Corporation, the maker of world-famous HVAC systems.

In 2022, US News & World Report ranked Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems as the second-best HVAC company. They are certified, and professional technicians have confirmed that Bryant sells some of the best HVAC systems the market offers.

Bryant Replacement Parts

Part 1 – Preferred Upflow/Downflow Cased N Evaporator Coil

The Preferred Upflow/Downflow Cased N Evaporator Coil is an excellent choice if you need a new evaporator coil for your air conditioner. This part has many great features, including an all-aluminum coil for corrosion resistance and a sloped drain pan to minimize mold and bacteria buildup.

What Does It Do?

The evaporator coil has the important job of cooling down the refrigerant so that the air conditioner can absorb heat from the air. Without a working evaporator coil, your home’s AC unit will be unable to do its job effectively.

How to Install It?

Unless you have significant experience working with HVAC systems, we recommend you hire local professionals to install your new evaporator coil. However, if you want to take care of it yourself, you should follow these steps:

  • Turn off the liquid line at the system’s air compressor and switch the gauge to low.
  • Cut off the compressor and immediately shut the valve when the pressure reaches zero. You mustn’t let the compressor continue to run without any incoming gas.
  • Use a tubing cutter to cut the lines leading from the compressor to your current evaporator coil.
  • Carefully remove the old evaporator coil.
  • Handling the new evaporator coil as little as possible, carefully slide it into place.
  • Braze the cut lines back together by soldering them.
  • Check for leaks by running a vacuum on the side of the open shut-off valve to the condenser. Turn off the vacuum, and if the levels remain steady for around 10 to 15 minutes, you should be good to go.
  • Close the valve gauges to the vacuum pump.
  • Open the liquid and gas lines to the compressor and allow them to work for about 10 minutes, then restart the system.

Part 2 – Bryant Air Conditioner Run Capacitor

Another quality replacement part is the Bryant Air Conditioner Run Capacitor. The very affordable part is a single-run capacitor with specifications of 440V and 7.5 mfd (microfarad). This component is compatible with Bryant, Carrier, Payne, and Mars systems and features an oval-flat shape for mounting purposes.

What Does It Do?

An AC run capacitor is essential for providing your household cooling system with the power to do its job. This part offers the initial jolt of electricity, allowing your air conditioner’s motors to start running. The run capacitor stores energy and sends it to the motors in powerful bursts when your home needs cooling.

How to Install It?

As long as you have a basic understanding of your air conditioner, replacing the run capacitor should be relatively simple, although the process requires a few steps.

  • First, shut off the power to your air conditioner.
  • Locate the 220v breaker box, open the panel, and remove the breaker.
  • Locate the side panel of your AC’s outdoor unit, unscrew the bolts, and remove the panel.
  • At this point, you’ll want to locate your current run capacitor, but you should be careful not to touch it.
  • While wearing safety gloves and eye protection, discharge the run capacitor using the metal part of a screwdriver.
  • Using a bit driver, remove the curved metal bracket holding the run capacitor in place.
  • Disconnect the wires from the capacitor and carefully remove them.
  • Connect your new run capacitor to the exact location of the old unit.
  • Reattach the curved metal bracket to secure the new run capacitor in place.
  • Plug the 220v breaker back in and turn it on.
  • Turn your thermostat to “cool” to test the new run capacitor. Wait a few minutes and verify that your air conditioner seems to be running correctly.
  • Turn off the AC power once again and remove the 220v breaker. Put the AC side panel on your outdoor unit, then plug the 220v breaker back in. Verify once again that your AC is working, and you’re finished!

Part 3 – Carrier Bryant Payne Furnace Pressure Switch

Carrier Bryant Payne Furnace Pressure Switch

You could use the Carrier Bryant Payne Furnace Pressure Switch if your household furnace needs a replacement pressure switch. Pressure switches are relatively expensive, so you want to ensure you’re selecting a high-quality one. This component is a genuine OEM item compatible with Carrier, Bryant, and Payne heating systems.

What Does It Do?

The furnace pressure switch is a crucial safety component for heating appliances. The pressure switch automatically shuts down the furnace if the system detects negative pressure created by the draft inducer motor. That way, your home is always protected from dangerous back-drafting, which happens when exhaust fumes get brought back into the system. Without a functioning furnace pressure switch, your and your family’s safety can be at risk.

How to Install It?

Fortunately, furnace pressure switches are relatively simple components to replace. Even if you don’t have much experience working with furnaces, you should be able to do it by following these steps:

  • Cut the power to the furnace.
  • Locate the current pressure switch and disconnect the wiring and hose.
  • At this point, you should be able to remove the pressure switch from the bracket.
  • Place the new pressure switch in the same location as the old part and secure it with the bracket.
  • Reconnect the hose and wiring to the new pressure switch.
  • Restore the power to the furnace, then turn on the heat to confirm that the system is working properly.

Part 4 – Bryant Air Conditioner Condenser Fan Motor

Bryant Air Conditioner Condenser Fan Motor

The Bryant Air Conditioner Condenser Fan Motor is an excellent option if your AC unit needs a new condenser fan motor part. This single-phase motor has 1/4 horsepower, 208-230V, 60 hertz, and 1.4 full-load amperages. The popular replacement part is compatible with air conditioners and heat pumps by Bryant, Carrier, and Payne.

What Does It Do?

The condenser fan motor is located within your cooling system’s outdoor condenser unit. The part aims to transfer heat from the refrigerant to the outdoor air. This process helps keep your household cool, and it also helps make sure that your AC compressor doesn’t overheat. If the condenser fan motor is struggling or malfunctioning, it will significantly affect how well your air conditioner does its job.

How to Install It?

The AC condenser fan motor is a part you should only attempt to replace yourself if you have experience and the proper equipment. Otherwise, your wisest choice would be to hire local HVAC professionals to handle the job for you. If you don’t know what you’re doing, you could damage your air conditioner or even put your safety at risk. If you do decide to replace the component yourself, you’ll want to follow these steps:

  • Start by shutting down the power to your air conditioner.
  • Next, locate the AC condenser fan motor and take note of the wiring and how it’s connected.
  • After that, you’ll want to dismantle the fan and motor by removing the bolts on the band that secures the motor.
  • Next, take note of the fan blade’s position on the shaft, then remove the blade from the motor shaft by loosening the screws and then twisting and tugging.
  • At this point, you should be able to remove the old condenser fan motor from the system safely.
  • To install your new condenser fan motor, you’ll need to reverse the process you used to remove the old one.
  • Once you’ve secured the new motor and attached it to the fan blade, restore the power to your air conditioner and confirm it’s working correctly.

Part 5 – Bryant Furnace Flame Rollout Limit Switch

The Bryant Furnace Flame Rollout Limit Switch is an affordable, high-quality replacement furnace limit switch. This limit switch is re-settable and opens at 250f. You can purchase this replacement part for furnaces manufactured by Bryant, Carrier, and Payne.

What Does It Do?

Your furnace limit switch allows your heating system to regulate its temperature properly. The switch is responsible for turning on the furnace blower once the correct amount of heat has been detected within the furnace. In addition to helping the furnace regulate its temperature, the limit switch is imperative for preventing the system from overheating. If your furnace overheats, it can be a safety risk and cause quite a bit of damage to the appliance. So, the furnace limit switch is a part you want to keep working correctly.

How to Install It?

As long as you’re careful and follow the instructions correctly, you shouldn’t have much trouble installing your new flame rollout limit switch on your own.

  • First, you’ll need to shut off the power to your furnace.
  • Next, unthread the retaining knobs securing the system’s upper access panel, then remove the panel.
  • Disconnect the wires from the current flame rollout limit switch.
  • Using a 1/4-inch socket or nut driver, remove the mounting screws securing the current switch.
  • Carefully remove the old switch from the furnace.
  • Carefully place the new flame rollout limit switch in the notch on the burner housing.
  • Tighten the screws to secure the new switch in place.
  • Connect the wires to the new switch.
  • Realign the edges of the upper access panel, then re-thread the retaining knobs to secure the panel back in place.
  • Restore the power to your furnace, then run the heat for a few minutes to verify that the installation was successful.

Part 6 – Bryant Air Conditioner Fan Blade

Bryant Air Conditioner Fan Blade

Your household air conditioner may sometimes experience a damaged or broken fan blade. Usually, you will notice this right away, as it will likely affect the system’s ability to distribute cool air around the house. If you need a new AC fan blade, you should consider purchasing a Bryant Air Conditioner Fan Blade. The part consists of three blades with an 18″ diameter. The fan blade is compatible with air conditioning systems made by Bryant, Carrier, and Payne.

What Does It Do?

Your air conditioner fan blade allows your cooling system to push cold air around your house. The fan distributes the air through your ductwork and to the different rooms of your home. Without a working fan blade, the air conditioner will have no way to cool you down.

How to Install It?

As long as you have a bit of experience working with AC units and follow the directions closely, you should be able to install your new AC fan blade without any issues.

  • Start by shutting off the power to your air conditioner.
  • Next, remove all the screws securing the grille at the top of the outdoor condenser unit.
  • Flip the grille so that the fan blade and motor are exposed.
  • Using an adjustable wrench, loosen the set screw on the fan blade and remove the blade from the motor shaft.
  • Next, you’ll need to slide the new fan blade onto the motor shaft, aligning the set screw with the flat section of the shaft. Then, tighten the screw.
  • Finally, realign the grille, motor, and blade and ensure that everything is secured with the screws.
  • Once you’ve finished installing the new fan blade, turn your thermostat to “cool” and wait a few minutes to ensure that the system can circulate cold air effectively. If everything appears to be working, you’re all finished.

Part 7 – Evolution System Fan Coil

Evolution System Fan Coil

The Evolution System Fan Coil is a great way to reduce heating and cooling costs. This part features extra-quiet, efficient, and consistent temperatures with variable-speed control. The fan coil also allows your air conditioner better to control humidity during the hot, sweaty summer. This component comes with a washable filter, a Thermostat Expansion Valve, an Evolution control board, and several other features.

What Does It Do?

The Evolution System Fan Coil can work as a replacement for other types of cooling systems. You can use the unit to heat or cool an area of your house for less money than you would spend with a window AC unit or central air system. If you need to replace your heating or cooling system, you may want to consider saving some money by going with a Bryant Evolution System Fan Coil.

How to Install It?

With a brand-new fan coil unit, hiring trained HVAC professionals is advisable to install it for you. However, if you’re confident that you know what you’re doing and want to save some money, you can install your new fan coil on your own. The process is fairly complicated and requires quite a few steps to follow.

  • Thoroughly measure the size of the fan coil unit you’re installing.
  • Based on your measurements, draw the line at your chosen installation position to specify the installation position of the hanging rod, which should be in a straight line.
  • Next, you’ll need to install the boom. You can do so by drilling holes, installing expansion bolts, and fixing the boom.
  • Once you’ve installed the hanger rod, you’ll want to lift the fan coil box to the installation position. Align its four installation holes with the fully threaded suspenders, then penetrate the suspenders into the installation holes.
  • Using fixing nuts and gaskets, suspend the body of the fan coil on the four suspenders so that it’s firmly in place.
  • Next, connect the fan coil unit’s water inlet with your water line’s water inlet pipe.
  • Then, connect the fan coil unit’s outlet with the water line’s outlet pipe.
  • Finally, connect the fan coil unit’s condensing nozzle with the water line’s condensing water pipe. At that point, the installation process is finished, and your new fan coil unit should be ready to go.

Part 8 – Bryant Air Conditioner Blower Wheel

Bryant Air Conditioner Blower Wheel

If your home’s air conditioner has a faulty blower wheel, you can replace it with the Bryant Air Conditioner Blower Wheel. The replacement part, which is relatively simple and fast to install, is compatible with Bryant, Carrier, and Payne air conditioning systems.

What Does It Do?

The AC blower wheel is an important part of the system’s blower wheel. The part’s job is to move large volumes of air through the duct system, which is what allows you and your family to stay cool during the hot summer. Without the blower wheel, there would be nothing to trigger the system to circulate conditioned air around your household. If your system’s blower wheel goes wrong, you will likely notice that your air conditioner can no longer move cold air through your home.

How to Install It?

With an AC blower wheel, the specific instructions may vary depending on the model of air conditioner you have. However, you’ll typically want to follow these steps to complete the process:

  • Begin by shutting off the power to your air conditioner.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the bolts that hold the main AC cover in place.
  • Using a 3/8-inch wrench or socket, remove the nuts that hold the next cover in place.
  • Carefully remove the cylindrical cover around the current blower wheel.
  • Slide out the plastic ring near the end of the blower wheel.
  • Using a bit driver, remove the screw holding the old blower wheel in place. 
  • Carefully remove the blower wheel from the motor.
  • Slide on the new blower wheel, and re-trace your steps to secure it to the motor.
  • Restore power to your air conditioner, and let it run for a few minutes to ensure it’s running properly.

Part 9 – Bryant Furnace Grommet

Bryant Furnace Grommet

Although many homeowners are not familiar with the furnace grommet, it’s a part that can be very beneficial for your heating system. The replacement part is affordable and compatible with the furnaces that Bryant, Carrier, and Payne manufactured.

What Does It Do?

The furnace grommet is not a mandatory part, but it can be very useful to have a high-quality one for your heater. The grommet helps isolate the blower assembly from the furnace, which allows the appliance to run without making as much noise. The furnace grommet is an excellent part of purchasing if you want your heating unit to make less noise during operation.

How to Install It?

Your new furnace grommet should be fairly simple to install if you follow the instructions.

  • Using a plastic putty knife, press the grommet flange into the opening where you’re installing it.
  • You can then insert the part of the blower assembly through the grommet hole.
  • To ensure that the grommet is sealed tightly, consider using silicone sealant around the edges. If the grommet is not secure and snug, it could prevent it from working properly.

Part 10 – Bryant Furnace Draft Inducer Motor

Bryant Furnace Draft Inducer Motor

The furnace draft inducer motor is costly, but you’ll get a high-quality component if you purchase the Bryant Furnace Draft Inducer Motor. This inducer motor assembly is designed for 40, 60, 80, and 100 thousand BTU model furnaces. The part is compatible with heating systems made by Bryant, Carrier, and Payne. Installation is also not difficult as long as you watch the video provided by Bryant.

What Does It Do?

The furnace draft inducer motor is the part that draws combustion air into the heating system. This helps ensure the system is burning gas as efficiently as possible. The draft inducer motor also helps push out any combustion gases lingering inside the heat exchanger after a heating cycle. In addition to improving efficiency, this part helps keep your furnace running safely.

How to Install It?

A furnace draft inducer motor is moderately challenging to install, and the specific steps may vary depending on your type of furnace. If you’re uncomfortable working with HVAC systems, don’t hesitate to hire professionals for this part replacement. Otherwise, you’ll want to follow these instructions:

  • The first steps of the process are to cut off the flow of gas to your furnace and shut off the power to the furnace.
  • Next, you’ll need to remove the system’s front panel and locate the current draft inducer motor, which will be found in the upper-left section of the furnace chamber.
  • Depending on the specific model of furnace you have, you’ll either unplug the motor’s Molex connector or unplug the two small connectors from the motor.
  • Using a flathead screwdriver or 1/4-inch socket, remove the three mounting bolts that secure the draft inducer motor assembly to the furnace.
  • Then, remove the two screws holding the shield plate to the draft inducer assembly. Remove the shield plate and set it aside.
  • Next, you’ll want to carefully remove the motor and assembly from the furnace while supporting them from the bottom.
  • Use a flathead screwdriver or a small prying tool to remove the circular clip from the cooling fan.\
  • Carefully remove the cooling fan from the motor’s driveshaft.
  • Next, flip the assembly over and use a 1/8-inch hex key to loosen the set screw that secures the blower fan to the motor’s driveshaft.
  • Carefully remove the blower fan from the driveshaft.
  • Flip the assembly over once again and use a 1/4-inch socket to remove the three bolts that secure the motor bracket to the motor plate.
  • Then, flip the assembly back over and carefully remove the motor bracket.
  • Now, you’ll want to use a 1/4-inch socket to remove the two bolts that secure the motor to the motor plate, then carefully remove the motor bracket.
  • Finally, install the blower fan onto your new draft inducer motor, and reverse your steps to secure the motor in the furnace chamber.
  • Restore the power and gas to your furnace, then turn the thermostat up to confirm that the new draft inducer motor has been installed correctly.

Bonus Tip

Remember, before you purchase any HVAC replacement part, check to see what systems it’s compatible with. It would help if you also verified that it’s the correct part that your system needs. Each heating and cooling system features many parts, some of which are very similar. And if you ever feel uncomfortable trying to install a replacement part yourself, don’t hesitate to enlist the help of local professionals. The part must be installed correctly, and it’s worth spending the extra money to ensure that happens. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: What happens if you don’t change your Bryant furnace filter?

Answer: Like all furnaces, your Bryant furnace will overheat whenever you restart it with an old air filter. It is called short cycling. If there is a decrease in airflow, a dirty furnace filter will force your furnace to work harder than it should. The harder your furnace works, the faster its parts wear out and require repair. Also, it dries up your energy. 

Question: Is it worth repairing a heat pump?

Answer: If you have confirmed that the heat pump is completely damaged, I recommend that you replace it with a new one. A professional service once a year is usually strongly recommended for a heat pump. However, if the heat pump is more than 15 years old, replacing it is the most effective and efficient option.

Question: Is Bryant’s warranty transferable?

Answer: No, they are not. Although Bryant offers a 5- to 10-year warranty, s not transferable. As a result, if you resell the HVAC, the new owner will not be eligible for warranty benefits. If you register with Bryant within 90 days, you will be eligible for a 10-year standard parts warranty.

Question: What does a yellow blinking light mean on a Bryant furnace?

Answer: This means that the furnace is stuck in high-fire mode. The high-fire mode should only be used for short periods of time to heat a very cold house quickly. However, the yellow blinking light will appear if it becomes stuck in this mode. For assistance, contact a HAVC specialist.


Your heating and cooling systems consist of many parts, almost all of which are important. Some components have more crucial jobs than others, but if any part breaks, it can put the whole appliance at risk. If you want to keep your HVAC systems running smoothly and efficiently, you should always invest in quality replacement parts as soon as you need them.

The longer you wait, the greater the odds of the appliance breaking down completely. Some parts are expensive, so buying low-quality parts may be tempting or procrastinating. However, you will save money and be better off in the long run by investing in superior replacement parts.

When you purchase quality replacement parts, they will last longer and be much less likely to have problems. Usually, you can’t go wrong with Bryant replacement parts. The company offers high-quality replacements for just about every furnace and air conditioning component you could need. 

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