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I need a wiring diagram for a kobalt 60 gallon air compressor

The box that houses the wiring comes with the motor already wired to it. The box has two posts empty both marked with ''line''. Do you need a 2 wire with ground 220 volt line or a 3 wire with ground 220 line?

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If it's a 220 volt motor, hook l1 and l2 (220 volts) to the line terminals. If it's a'dual voltage' motor (120 or 220)and you want to use 120, hook 120 to the terminals marked 'line'. Make sure the motor is connected for the voltage you're using if it's dual voltage.

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  • Vinnified Sep 12, 2011

    I have a brand new Kobalt 60 as well. No %&$^# wiring diagram on the machine nor online!!! I wired it the way I have read many experts (like the above) describe. I turned the switch to off position. I plugged it in for the 30 minute break-in, but it runs as soon as I plug it in. It is suppose to be OFF!

    Is the switch bad or is it possible that the wiring is incorrect? Do I lug the monstrosity back to the store or not? Please advise.

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