How To Hook Up Wiring For Three Speeds On Three Speed Motor

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Old 07-16-11, 02:57 AM
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How To Hook Up Wiring For Three Speeds On Three Speed Motor

I had a digitally operated three speed air cleaner by Hunter. Static electricity zapped the computer in the top of the unit.

The unit has a three speed motor (Low - Medium - High) that still works. There are six wires going into the motor. The colors of the wires are green, red, yellow, and black. A gray and white wire are connected to a capacitor and these two wires also go into the motor. Using a three position two pole switch, how can I hook up the motor to run on medium and high. I have gotten the switch hooked up but the only speeds I have at the moment are medium and medium.

Can someone give me guidance on how I can find the high speed wires so I can put those wires over on the other side of the switch.

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Old 07-16-11, 06:21 AM
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First off, are there no markings on the motor that state the connections or on the cct board terminals.
Often the terminals will be marked or a schematic will say what connects to each terminal.

Barring that, black is often common and the other three could be the multiple speeds.
 
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Old 07-16-11, 08:24 AM
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I believe it would be blk-hi, yl-med, rd-lo. Only one winding connected per speed.

Using the 3 pos toggle, your hot need to go to common then the other two poles to your medium and high windings, (yellow and black).

Doing a little guessing hear but i think thats close..
 
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Old 07-16-11, 10:56 AM
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Thank you

Thank you for the comments. Your help is appreciated.
 
 

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