Obviously, this is bad news.
The new starting cap had little effect on the compressor starting. It just hums. The tank is empty, and I can turn the motor and compressor easily; it’s not seized.
I am out of ideas.
Looks like a new compressor on the horizon.
Harbor Freight, here I come.
I agree, Jim. I’d rather fix this one than get a new Chinese one.
A new motor from Ereplacement dot com was $214. I guess if I searched I could find one cheaper. Need to check the HP rating.
I’m about done in for today, after hauling hundreds of pounds of rocks.
stay tuned…I’ll go make a run and jot down the info after a stop at the medicine cabinet…
The price on a new motor of this type went up over $100 since the last time I checked…figures.
Here’s one from Grainger
and another…the only dif was the voltage