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What type of motor is this, and how could the power be limited?

I've got a aircondition unit (Wood's Cortina Silent 12K Wifi) that is way to powerful for the intended room. I'm hoping to limit the effect to 75-50% to reduce noise, but I have no idea how this ...
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3-Speed Kitchen Fan Wiring Problem

I goofed up and accidentally open the 3-speed switch controlling my kitchen fan. When I did that a bunch of metal connectors fell out and I can't figure out how they should be put back. The fan has 3 ...
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Constant Motor Sound in House

Update: I don't believe it is the lift station. I met with the lift station support guys (who were super helpful), yet they think it is the motor from the fountain on the property behind my house - ...
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How to size inducer motor capacitor?

I have an ICP gas furnace which won't start and I've diagnosed the problem to a bad capacitor on the inducer motor. The motor spins freely and measures good resistance, so I'm going to try replacing ...
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How should I connect the wiring for a Rheem A/C motor?

enter image description hereI had my AC motor stolen from inside my outside Rheem unit. I installed a new motor today. I connected the white to orange and the black to black wire. I have a red, a ...
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Snow blower : 0w30 or 5w30 [closed]

My snow blower manual recommends 0w30 oil but every store recommends 5w30. Which would be better for the longevity of my snow blower and why?
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How to size a VFD for this Antique 5 HP Motor

I bought a fairly antique 20" Monarch bandsaw. It came with a gigantic (~16" diameter) 5HP electric motor. I'm not sure a bandsaw of this size needs this much motor, but since I have it, I'...
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Why does my furnace blower work intermittently?

On my Goodman 3.5 ton AC/ furnace, the blower seems to only run when it wants. I changed the capacitor on the blower twice and the thermostat once- same. If it doesn't start, I turn it off for 5 ...
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Blower motor compatibility

I need to replace a old blower motor which is now obsolete. That part number is (1150519). I need to replace the capacitor as well (1150060). I am not sure what motor/capacitor I need that is ...
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my spa motor stopped running

my spa pump motor stopped running. I had the motor tested and it was fine. it is a 240 motor on a 20 amp double breaker, but I am only getting 120 at the switch and motor. is the breaker bad?
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RPC trips separate GFCI circuits on start up. Why?

I have four 20A GFCI breakers each handling a string of outlets on each wall in my garage shop. I also have an 100A circuit for a 20HP RPC (Rotary Phase Converter). When I start the RPC it trips two ...
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Dishwasher drainage problem

I recently got a "new" (used) dishwasher and have installed it myself. It is a Frigidaire Ultra Quiet iii. There is a problem with it draining water. Here is what the setup looks like: The ...
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How can I wire this motor’ capacitors?

I am trying to repair this low viscosity fluid pump, I have the original start and run capacitors but do not know how they are wired. When I found the pump Z2 and U1 were connected between which ...
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Wiring of pump motor

We are wiring a Wortex motor. One wire is black L1 and is called "common". The second wire is grey L2 and called "main". The third wire is brown and called "auxiliary". Which one is live, ...
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Does this look like to much grease built up on the gears in this drill casing?

So I’m mixing cement with my dads Stanley drill (Stanley Industrial 91722 1/2 ALL PURPOSE DRILL MODEL.01 RPM 425 AMPS 4.3 VOLTS 115AC) and have done small batches until today. It seems like I burned ...
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fan motor with capacitor

Hi I have a fan motor off a blast chiller which im hooking up to my still radiator. the wires are brown black and blue. it has to have a capacitor in line and thought it would be brown but I have ...
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Changing blower motors with different wiring schemes

My blower motor crapped out and I got a basically new, used one for cheap but only realized after the fact that they were wired differently. Basically I'm attempting the opposite of this previous ...
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Loud buzzing noise from newly installed motor in swamp cooler

I just Installed a new swamp cooler motor, 2 spd, on previous owners 1 spd wiring. When i flip the switch there is a loud buzzing noise and the shaft doesn't spin. I Adjusted belt and no change. ...
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Can I replace my Trane XR13 AC condenser motor with a comparable motor?

I have a Trane XR13 AC Condenser. The motor started running really loud, and then the fan blade came off the shaft. I put the blade back on the shaft twice... making sure to really tighten it the ...
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What is this component wired into a bench grinder motor?

I'm refurbishing an old Black & Decker 6" bench grinder. It's got a power cord, an On/Off switch, and an A/C motor. The motor doesn't energize, even with a manual start, and I'd like to check the ...
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converting HP to Watt

I checked the net and found that one horse power is equal to 735.5 watt. I thought there should be a time factor in this calculation. I have a 0.5 HP motor. I would like to know if the motor runs ...
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motor wire pinout

i have an older furnace and i need to change out the blower motor soon the original motor is getting bad. bushing bad. anyway i got another motor the same frame size but it came with 4 wires. white ...
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Identifying replacement bearings for installed heater fan motor

TLDR: Trying to identify the right kind of replacement ball bearing. Usually they have a standard code # which can be supplied by different manufacturers. But the ones I need don't seem to fit that ...
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