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(I need a new electric motor for my air compressor. Where do I find one?

  1. One of two small electric motors that runs the pump.
  2. A ronning motor cc-5440m12 120v/60hz
  3. Who can I contact regarding the purchase of one of these motors?

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  • GUNRAMS Nov 10, 2008


  • Mikestem Nov 20, 2008

    Same problem: One of two Ronning Motors in a Campbell Housefeld FP2020 died.  Service dealer said it wasn't worth it to replace, might cost $130.00 for new motor unit.  I can replace it myself, if I can find the motor cheap enough.

  • mtjrogers Jan 15, 2009


    I have the same problem. All along i thought that Cambell hausfield was a good air compressor. I am going to try to get them to replace the motor under warenty since i have only had it for 2 weeks. I was using this compressor for an air bush. After a little use it started to making a diffrent sound then stoped all together. When i find an answer to this problem i will post it. If anyone has a motor that will fit this compressor please let me know. I have tried Grainger and baldor site but there is not enough information listed on this Ronning cc- 5440m12 motor to find a correct replacement. If there is someone that has a good sugestion please let us know.

  • chuckerj Mar 20, 2009

    I think I can help you guys needing a replacement CC-5440M12 120V/60Hz Ronning Motor. I have been cleaning out my shop and I have four (4) of these USED electric motors. All work fine. They still have the plastic fan blade on one end and the metal gear on the other. I actually have electric cords wired up on each of them that I used to make sure they worked.
    Thought I would pass this information on to you in case any of you were still looking for replacement motors. I will sell these used electric motors CHEAP to get them out of my way and to help with your motor issues.

    Thanks and have a great day.

  • gkolan Apr 01, 2009

    I need a Ronning Motor, model# CC-5440M12 for an air compressor. Can anyone help me find one. thanks, gkolan

  • ajlees Apr 08, 2009

    Does chuckerj still have motors left. How do I contact him?? The CC-5440M12 motors.

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2009

    looking for a motor CC5440M12 used or new ...crazy that the company does not even have replacement motors available... so do i just chuck it in the landfill and buy a new



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I think I can help you guys needing a replacement CC-5440M12 120V/60Hz Ronning Motor. I have been cleaning out my shop and I have four (4) of these used electric motors. All work fine. They still have the plastic fan blade on one end and the metal gear on the other. I actually have electric cords wired up on each of them that I used to make sure they worked.
Thought I would pass this information on to you. Thanks and have a great day.

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  • Martin Smethurst Nov 04, 2013

    hi chuckerj.i read your post and have been looking for the same you still have any left.if so i am interested.

  • Luis Romo
    Luis Romo Nov 21, 2013

    Do still have these motors? I need one if possible.

  • Robert Bartho
    Robert Bartho Dec 03, 2013

    yes, I need the same electric motor

  • K Rod Kimmel
    K Rod Kimmel May 25, 2016

    This post was a long time ago, but I need one of those motors.


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I had the same problem and discovered that the brushed were worn out. While in the Dremel dept at home depot I noticed that the replacement brushes for model 300 ( they also fit most other Dremel tools) were very close to the size from the motor on my compressor. For under 4 dollars it was worth a try. They are actually just slightly larger so you need to sand them down on all 4 sides, go slow and keep trying for fit. Even the springs included will work, I just stuffed the whole thing in and reattached the contact clips. The graphite is softer than the originals so you may not get as much life but for the cost, it beats buying the whole motor assy. Good Luck, Mike

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Grainger will have match motor for you. or go to baldor motors web site and ordere it.

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