Originally Posted by zappa
My guess is that the switch contacts are stuck together due to arcing or normal wear. How long has this timer been running the motor? Is the timer hp rating large enough to run this motor?
BINGO Zappa! I pulled out the entire body and the contacts were stuck together. I filed them down and cleaned them up. Now they release like the other pair next to them.
Thanks to all for your replies. You were able to get me focused on a specific area and identify the problem!