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Blower motor fails directly after maintenance check and AC float switch install

I had a maintenance check on my Carrier HVAC and also had a float switch installed. All checked out fine and I turned off the AC til the next day because it was cold in the house. The next day it ...
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Craftsman 1/2Hp belt garage door opener going past it up and down limits

After replacing the old belt with a new one, I tried the opener and in the up position it went back towards the motor and tried going past the limit stud. The belt kept jumping on the motor sprocket. ...
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Is oil normally this dirty after a 5-hour break-in period of a small inverter generator?

I bought a small inverter generator, filled it with SAE10-30 oil that shipped with it, taking care to check with the dipstick several times so as not to overfill it (though it did take the full bottle)...
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use a 2-way-2-gang switch to control a dual-speed fan motor

I want to use a 2-way-2-gang switch to control a dual-speed fan motor. The switch has six poles on the back: L11, L1, L12, L21, L2 & L22. The motor has two terminals: High Speed and Low Speed. The ...
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Heat Pump GE Blower Motor Rotating In The Opposite Direction

I bought a used GE 5KCP39GG R359S 1/3hp Motor, 200/230V, 1080rpm, Trane PN: D800349P01 Blower Motor that is exactly the same model as the one I’m replacing. The problem is that the newer (used) motor ...
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Water overflow control system

I want to connect simple floating overflow control switch with a heavy duty relay duty to heavy motor, direct simple footing burn out on heavy load, with type of relay will be suitable?
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Carrier Furnace Blower Motor Won't Run

Troubleshooting 25-yr old Carrier Furnace. Blower motor will not start. 24V at terminal strip (R and COM) on board. Checked all (4) limit switches; cleaned flame sensor and replaced igniter. Finally ...
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how to disable a zone damper and shut it OFF?

My system has a trol-a-temp mastertrol mark v model MABS-V-3 (three zone system) for HVAC. I like to permanently disable zone 1 and physically shut off its damper for two reasons: Zone 1 is in an ...
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How to test a Lawn Mower's brushless DC motor

I inherited a Ryobi 18V 16" lawn mower (P1100) from the previous house owners and am trying to diagnose why it won't spin. The motor is brushless with 3 leads. I spin it with a drill and put an ...
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Can an occasionally squealing draft inducer motor be repaired instead of replaced?

My 13-year-old Bryant furnace has occasionally made a squealing sound during the past two winters, with the problem gradually getting worse. I had a repairman look at it, and he said it is the draft ...
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Dryer timer switch motor

Can I put a toggle switch in place of a dryer timer motor to turn the dryer on ? I have tested for voltage coming into the dryer, it has voltage. I did all the standard tests on all the dryer ...
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Heat pump hvac system - can blower motor and its electronic module be replaced separately?

I am struggling locating a replacement fan motor for my home heat pump system. Current motor is a GE ECM motor Model 5SME39HL 0477 CPN HD44AE132 1/2 HP, 1 phase, 60 hz, 120/240 v 0-1400 RPM Module GE ...
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Garbage disposal not working: It hums, but the blade spins freely and reset button is not staying engaged

I think the title says it all. We have a Badger 5 garbage disposal that is not working. When you turn it on it just hums. I cleaned out the disposal by hand. I'm able to freely spin the disk on ...
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Why is the CAFCI breaker for my pool motor tripping?

I’m having a problem with my 20 amp CAFCI breaker constantly tripping. The only device on it is my 1 1/2 horsepower pool motor. I have been using this motor for two years and just like that the ...
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Indoor air conditioning unit makes whirring sound on startup

I have a cooling only air conditioning unit that makes a whirring sound for a few minutes and then the sound stops. It never made it before. The air conditioning unit is a Lennox brand from the 70s. ...
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Range hood fan motor electrical breakdown noise

The sound is similar to a "buzz" of a high voltage line or a transformer hum. The volume varies with the fan speed rheostat setting and not the actual motor rpm. (Well, more like the ...
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AC Condensor Motor Wiring

I am replacing the AC condenser motor , the original had 3 wires, black, purple and brown, in the dual capacitor the brown is to the fan and purple to the common. My replacement motor has 2 black and ...
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Inducer motor is not spinning

My furnace is not working. I see that the inducer motor (Fasco 70623925) is not spinning (it turns freely when I spin it by hand though). The motor threatens to run when the heat signal is received, ...
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What is the non-specified tolerance of the capacitor of my furnace's inducer motor?

My furnace's inducer motor (Fasco 70623925) has a capacitor that does not specify the tolerance. It only says 4uF, 370vac, 50/60Hz. How can I find out its tolerance? I'm getting 3.7uF with a ...
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Help with replacement for inducer motor in Furnace

My furnace (Ducane cmpe05ou3) started to make loud noises. When I inspected the propeller of the inducer motor, is was cracked. The motor is a Fasco No 702111361, P/N 20538701, 115V, 60Hz, 1.9A, RPM ...
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Microwave turntable keeps turning with door open

My Neff microwave turntable keeps turning when door is open and light goes off, when door is closed it starts without me pressing any buttons, food does heat up. Any ideas what’s wrong with it or at ...
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Goodman Gas Pack/AC unit(gpg1424060m41ab) blower fan works all day with heat and AC but will not turn on once its dark to sometime in the morning

This thread is my exact problem. Why does my Goodman a/c blower motor randomly not work? I have changed out the run capacitor, thr Ignition board, Furnace Vent Air Pressure Switch, transformer, and ...
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Where to wire the neutral wire?

I recently had to replace my fan blower motor and not sure where to wire up the l1 white wire for the neutral I have it on the breaker and the fan will not turn off continuously blows
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What do E and COM mean in a blower motor wiring diagram?

I'm a bit confused with the wiring diagram of this blower motor. Is the COM the neutral wire or the hot wire? And then would the E be neutral if the COM was the hot wire? Or is it the ground? I ...
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How to easily fill a gas can at a modern gas pump?

I have 2.5 and 5 gallon gas cans that I use to fuel engines for various home improvement projects: lawn mower, weed whacker, chainsaw, electrical generator, post auger, pressure washer, etc. I fill up ...
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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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