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How do I wire my EB 853 pool pump motor?

My pump is not working It is anew motor. I am not sure where to connect the white, black wire to the L1 and L2 connectors. Each lead on the pump has two prongs also . Which of the two do I use to connect the wires

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If you look closely, you should see a small arrow on the black plastic piece on the terminal block(jumper). That arrow lines up with either the 115 or 230 mark on the white terminal board. Make sure it is aligned with the 115.

Then put you two line wires on. It does not matter which wire goes to line 1 and line 2, just be sure you DO NOT put them both on the same terminal. A plastic divider usually seperates the two line connection terminals.

Posted on Jun 13, 2009

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None of the above. You hook your two line leads (the two hot 115 lines) to L1 and L2 and you hook up the ground to the green screw. Do NOT connect the neutral to the motor.

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