New motor, power to motor, but compressor motor will not run

by Braden Blosser
(Sewickley, Pa USA)

i bought a new motor for my compressor. I wired it up, and it would not start, even with power to the motor so I figured the motor was bad and sent it back (5hp)


Next day received replacement motor, wired it and it doesn't run.

I have power to the motor from the pressure switch, no air in the tank, pulley spin freely by hand.

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Aug 06, 2015
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by: Doug in s.d.ca

What motor (model)?

What voltage are you running?

Is there any indication that the motor is even trying to run, or does it act like it's not getting power?

Depending on the unit, you may have a bad neutral connection. Will the motor run when directly connected to power off the unit?

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