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The motor keeps turning on & off like it is overheating

The motor turns on & off as if it is overheating. Can you tell me what is causing this to happen?

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It sounds as if it is overheating. there is a sensor inside all motors that shuts the motor down if it reaches a certain temperature.
If your motor shuts down after running for a while then 15 minutes or so just comes back on then that is what is happening.
Could be the result of not enough air around the motor to keep it cool, or something inside the motor making it work harder than it should like the bearings going out.

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