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Turns on and in about 10 seconds it shuts off a little piece on the back gets red hot it has a wire going to the capacitor

My craftsman shallow well jet pump turns on and in about 10 seconds it shuts off a little piece on the back gets red hot it has a wire going to the capacitor

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Guessing the capacitor is probably bad. It sounds like the run capacitor. The motor overheats and the thermal protection circuit shuts it off.

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