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wcschirmer 06-06-2012 05:02 PM

Capacitor Burnout
 
Why does the start capacitor burnout immediately upon stating of my compressor motor?

curiousB 06-06-2012 06:27 PM

What do you mean by burnout? It is smoking? Flames? Very hot?

What does stating mean? Starting?

Does motor rotate at all or is it stuck motionless with no rotation of shaft?

Yoyizit 06-07-2012 11:54 AM

Cap rated voltage too low?
Cap rated for DC applications only?
Capacity value way off?

The more questions answered correctly, the shorter the list of probable causes for your symptom.


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