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  1. General DIY Discussions
    Is it possible to run a 1 PH motor with a 3 PH Output VDF (1 PH Input)? I salvage motors and usually they are 1 PH, so speed control is a problem. If I take out the start capacitor and centrifugal switch, can I hook up a VFD? Or other possibilities I haven't mentioned? Thanks
  2. Electrical
    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'll try to use it. The motor appears to be 5HP 3Phase, and probably 1730RPM. It is old enough that I can't...
  3. Appliances
    I have an LG 1683ST above oven microwave it recently began to spin the turntable whenever the door is closed, whether the microwave is running or not. I know if it was on with the door open it may be a door switch, but mine does not run when the door is open. Only when the door is closed not...
  4. Appliances
    Hi everyone, I am hoping you can help me with my dryer issue. It is about 6 years old and the drum suddenly stopped tumbling. Power to control board goes on and there is a click/relay sound from the circuit board when you try a cycle, but nothing else. I have tested a number of parts referring...
  5. General DIY Discussions
    Need some help with attaching a rod to the shaft of a small motor. Motor is a 12v $10 on Amazon. How would i connect a dowel rod to the shaft of the motor? Perhaps there is a better way, if so please hit me up. Thanks
  6. Appliances
    Trying to figure out what motor i need to buy (It is a Shark Rocket HV321) I disassembled the motor, and found that the bearings and motor were quite rusted. Motor was making a ridiculously loud screeching noise, so i figured it needed a replacement. At first i wanted to replace just the...
  7. HVAC
    hI, I searched most of the Fasco Split Capacitor Draft Inducer has a capacitor attached on the fan body, but the Fasco A197 doesn't, is the Fasco A197 a VFD motor or why? Thanks for help. Adam
  8. HVAC
    I am working on a Trane /American Standard heat pump replacing the module and blower motor. Bought one on line, installed it and it runs but it spins in the wrong direction. I ordered the same one I took out, MOT09609, they also offered MOT9609. Is that for two different rotations? I am...
  9. HVAC
    I noticed the fan was turning itself on and off every few seconds. Before I could turn off the system, it turned itself off for me (thermostat control display went dark and system was off, no breakers tripped). I did a search and saw mention of the capacitor being a culprit for the fan off/on...
  10. HVAC
    I have a 10-year old Lifebreath 200 Max HRV. It stopped completely a few months ago, and my local repair guy and I are at our wits' end trying to make it run again. (I live in a rural area so help is hard to find.) The fan spins freely by hand and starts up fine when we hot-wire it directly...
  11. Electrical
    Recently, I have been working to fix an old 115 V AC motor that was exposed to water. When I try to start the motor it hums and vibrates and the stator moves very slowly for a few turns but then is locked in place. I’ll attach a link to the video of the motor starting and a picture with the...
  12. HVAC
    I need help with blower motor for my AC. I can't find it online. I guess its old model and they don't make them anymore, or maybe I suck at web searching. Its EMERSON model K55HXJFN-2836 HP 1/4 Volts 115 HZ 60 AMP 5.9 RPM 1075/3 SPD. If theseone is not available, is there any adequate...
  13. HVAC
    I am installing my own inducer motor and noticed the new fan has 3 ports on it, two large ones and one small one. The existing tubing I have doesn't fit the larger ones but fits the smaller one. Am I allowed to use the smaller one for the limit switch tubing as long as I plug the larger two...
  14. Electrical
    Hi, Short version: Garage door opener error code of five flashes, motor overheated. Resting it doesn't make it work. Is the mogtor fried? Long Version: My garage door opener stopped working, just hummed when I used the controller. Of course I tried hitting the buttion many times with the...
  15. Electrical
    Hello, I have a Ceiling fan which doesn't run when turn on. Without the blades I can get it going after a little push. I suspected the capacitor, so tested the capacitor with a micrometer. It's a five wire CBB61 capacitor without the following: Gray-->Red should be 4uf------->micrometer...
  16. Electrical
    Hi there! So I have been wanting to build a generator and battery bank for some time now and I was hoping to get some advice. I have absolutely zero experience with working with electronics. I'm sixteen so I have a limited budget. My idea is to hook up a motor to an old bicycle of mine. Maybe...
  17. Appliances
    I am trying to use a Kenmore Elite (model 796.29002000) washer motor for another application where I need the motor to just run in spin mode. I'm planning to remove all of the electronics and hard wire directly to the motor. There appears to be two electrical connectors to the motor. One has a...
  18. Electrical
    So I replaced my mom's garbage disposal taking care to connect the wires in the new unit the same way as they were in the 20 year old Sears unit that it replaced. It ran fine for three weeks and then just quit. I got a hum out of it, that's all. Pressing the reset didn't help. The unit spun...
  19. HVAC
    I am looking for some help with my evaporative cooler. I live in Colorado where the summer is hot and dry, and these coolers work very well. I have had a unit on my home for a number of years, and with a bit of maintenance it has worked without major problems. Last year I had a problem with the...
  20. HVAC
    Hi, I'm having some trouble removing the fan from my bathroom vent. It's been buzzing quite a bit and I'd like to replace the wheel. But I can't seem to figure out how it gets removed. See the attached pictures - there's two screws that loosen the motor, but it's still held in place by a...
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