Question about AO Smith 1.5hp Pool Pump Motor 2 Speed Ao Smith Electric for Motor Pool & Spa Pump Bn34
Single phase femco motor used to run the pool pump stopped running. When the motor was left to cool off and switched on again it run but once stopped switched on again, it produced noise never run again. What are possibly faults?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: High Ringing Noise
Sounds like it just needs lubricating. It's probably dry seals rubbing against the stainless shaft.
Bad bearings usually make grinding noises. Replacing bearings can be a DIY job, but not a teriffically simple one.
Posted on Apr 21, 2009
Black and white are usually power. an ohmmeter will confirm. Brown are for capacitors. There is almost always a diagram on the motor someplace. Eric
Posted on Jun 17, 2009
the pump must not have any air leaks in the suction side of it,, or it will just **** air and not water,,, water is very heavy you see, however i think its the impeller in the pump thats the problem,,,you should try to put water in the out let of the pump so you fill the pump with water first if its dryed out it may just wear out the impeller before it starts to **** water up, if this still dont work turn off the stop **** and strip out the pump to look at the impeller any wear on it and it will need a new one fitted
i hope this has help you, good luck
Posted on Nov 20, 2009
SOURCE: My pool originally had a
Is it going to run on 230V then? If so you would normally use red and black. The white wire should be a neutral and the ground wire is obviously ground.
Do you have a meter you can use to confirm the voltage between the wires? If you do you'll want to start with red and white since you seem to think black was not being used before. If the voltage reads 230 and the motor is set up for 230 then attach one wire to L1 and the other to L2...it will not matter which is connected where as long as one is on each terminal. Insulate the black and ground the ground lead to the motor ground screw.
If the voltage is not 230 between those two check between red and black. If that is the 230 then insulate white and put red and black to L1 and L2.
Posted on May 24, 2011
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