220 motor will not fully start.

by James
(Volant PA)

I have a 220volt compressor...marathon motor and champion compressor that has been sitting for a few years. Cleaned it all up and squared the wiring away. Now when I try to fire it up the motor growls and barely moves. Will not spin up and kicks the breaker. Not sure if it is the capacitors or something else.

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Oct 26, 2015
capacitors
by: Doug in s.d.ca

You should check them to find out. (See that page on this site.)

If that's not it, then follow the checks for won't start (covered on the troubleshooting pages).

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