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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-17-2013, 05:28 PM
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Posted By ImMrAwsome
I only have a digital meter, and the resistance...

I only have a digital meter, and the resistance just goes nuts. And, I can't see well enough into it to see exactly what's going on in there.

Maybe I'll take it to a motor repair place tomorrow....
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-17-2013, 04:45 PM
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Posted By ImMrAwsome
It's hard to tell, but I THINK that black thing...

It's hard to tell, but I THINK that black thing is where the power connects to the coils.

I wish I could pull the whole thing out.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-17-2013, 04:42 PM
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Posted By ImMrAwsome
I don't see this separate wire anywhere (but it's...

I don't see this separate wire anywhere (but it's pretty hard to see much of anything in there). But regardless, I don't think it would change my resistance so much. If this starting wire was in...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-17-2013, 04:16 PM
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Posted By ImMrAwsome
I cleaned the plug and leads off with alcohol. ...

I cleaned the plug and leads off with alcohol.

When I plug it in, it hums. I don't feel an actual back and forth as much as an overall vibration.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-17-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By ImMrAwsome
No. It's an induction "Squirrel-Cage" motor. It...

No. It's an induction "Squirrel-Cage" motor. It has no brushes.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-17-2013, 03:55 PM
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Posted By ImMrAwsome
The resistance across the plug jumps all over the...

The resistance across the plug jumps all over the place, which is why I thought it would be a bad capacitor.

The only way I can hand spin the motor to start it, is with the pump off. So, I hand...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-17-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By ImMrAwsome
My pump doesn't have a metal cover, or one of...

My pump doesn't have a metal cover, or one of those boxes attached to the side. Does that mean I don't have a capacitor?

Looking inside the motor, I see a silver box-shaped thing.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-17-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 728
Posted By ImMrAwsome
March 809 Motor Capacitor/Disassembly

I have a March 809-PL-HS. It seems to have lost most of it's power. When I plug it in, it just buzzes and heats up. I took off the pump part to take the load off of the motor. When I plug in the...
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