Seeing sparks inside motor shroud

When compressor reaches shut off point, sparks come from inside of housing near the capacitors but it don't happen all the time.


With the shroud off it will not spark at all

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Apr 05, 2015
Sparks
by: Doug in s.d.ca

Friction sparks or electrical?

Could be the shroud is contacting a moving part somehow, or more likely, your motor brushes are about worn out or sticking, and that didn't happen while you had the cover off.

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