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Old 04-13-2011, 04:31 PM   #1
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Electric Motor hook up


Should be simple but ...! I have changed a 1/4 hp motor to a 1/2 motor. the basic wiring on the old oneworked but didn't have the ground connected. Anyway, on a 110 (115) volt motor the wiring shows Red & Orange linked together in a line drawing with #1 at the end of the line and "Lead 1" after the number one. Below that it shows White linked the Black in a line drawing with #4 at the end of the line and the words "Line 2" following.
Most wires I've worked with (110) 14/2 are black & white with green ground.
What do I connect to what?
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Old 04-13-2011, 09:39 PM   #2
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Connect one lead to line 1 and one lead to line 2. Doesn't matter which color.

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