capacitor motor test & repair


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Old 08-01-11, 01:23 PM
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capacitor motor test & repair

1 HP motor off Craftsman 10" table saw suddenly quit. How to test & repair. Replacement no longer offered by Sears.
 
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Old 08-01-11, 02:07 PM
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YMMV When my saw motor (craftsman) quit, I found an old guy who works on motors and he told me the problem without even taking the motor apart. I had him do it anyway and he showed me that there is a "copper" contact switch in there that gets dirty/ burnt and he cleaned it. Back in business. Thats been 5 yrs now.
 
 

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