I had a pool pump motor given to us that isn't working right.
When the power is switched on the shaft jerks to a fixed position, and stays there unless i give it a manual turn.
Once the motor starts spinning it is labored and gets very hot.
It rotates freely when the power is off.
I am trying to figure out how to open the motor to see what kind of shape it's in.
Here's the label:
I don't see any fasteners or anything obvious, and I can't find any instructions or manuals online.
There is no capacitor.
Here's a close-up of the front:
And the back: