Husky model 516 051 motor turn on and off

I have a husky model 516 051 serial number 20110 050967.

It's been used very little the will come on and shut down immediately.

On off on off will not stay running.

I've bypassed the power switch and pressure switch power straight to motor no change?

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Jan 30, 2018
Cutting out thermal switch
by: Bill

Of course, that will remove the thermal cutout from the circuit, and if your motor is really overheating, you'll fry it and need a new compressor motor.

Better to get the sensor fixed if that's the issue.

Jan 30, 2018
Compressor cutting off
by: Anonymous

I had the same problem. There a thermal switch that cuts off the compressor if it gets too hot. Cut it out and hard wire the two wires. Video on YouTube

Mar 09, 2016
Husky model 516 051
by: Bill

Good troubleshooting.

You've narrowed the problem to the motor itself, and I'd be checking the capacitor next.

See how on the page on this site.

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