When to change a motor along with a capacitor?

So, I’ve been called for help by a friend who needed me to check out why his Condensing Unit keep coming on and turning back off. When I get there, I found his fan wasn’t spinning. I popped off the door then found a snake fried on top of the condenser. commercial restaurant equipment I told my friend he would need a capacitor and a motor. Most the time I went along with service guys in my company, we usually change out both. Well my friend went along and got a “Second Opinion”. That guy told him forget buying the motor. -Can someone tell me in what conditions does both need to be changed and when not? I won’t leave this post up for more than a week because I know Capacitors is a #1 issue in the HVAC field? I just need some education on this.

I’m afraid I don’t know how to simulate a snake on a condenser :rofl:

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