wiring motor and switches

by Wayne

Rewiring my Craftsman

Rewiring my Craftsman

Took my compressor apart to fix it, now I don't know where the wires go from the brushes, motor, pressure and shut off switches.

The ground wire is the only thing attached from the plug coming in, because it is not a spade connector.

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Aug 06, 2016
sorry, no pics
by: Wayne

Fuse and cap are integral to motor, which by the way is identical to the one which came out of my Porter-Cable oil less pancake style of compressor.
Unfortunately it is also in pieces and wires disconnected.
It should be very simple as there is only 3 wires in, and one yellow short length still attached to one of the brushes. I assume it goes to a terminal on the cut out switch.
Another shorter black wire goes from the cut out switch to the power switch.
Again I assume that the black line in goes to the power switch and the white in goes to the other brush. Simple....., Yes?
Real tight quarters to even clip on spades during reassembly, so I just wanted to be sure that I won't fry anything and have to take it apart again.
Thanks for all the help. I will try to take a picture and post it over the weekend, and once I've figured it out..., this should serve as a reference to all us people with old-timers disease that have trouble remembering to mark things down, let alone trying to figure out where all those spare parts came from and where they go.

Aug 05, 2016
by: Doug in s.d.ca

Does it have a model number?

Failing that, can you get pictures?

Does it have external caps? or are they integral to motor?

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