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How do i test the actual motor on a saniflo macerator?

How to test the motor using an ohm meter? also what type of microswitch does it use... SPDT????

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  • jonny serlo Nov 12, 2012

    ok figured out micoswitch but now to test the motor before i put it together? anybody? should i be looking for NO continuity between the 4 wires(3+1 earth? )

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hi, the usual cause is damp or water in the connector box on the unit .
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p.s. wear gloves

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You can download their installation manuals from their website at www.saniflo.com

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