Question about AO Smith Centurion 1081 1 Hp Standard Keyed Shaft Motor

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Ordered new pump at pool store. they put old cord on new motor and i got it home and it does not run . i think they may wired it wrong but they closed til mon. thanks

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YOU MIGHT HAVE A BAD CORD .. USE A VOLT METER TO CHECK POWER AT THE MOTOR.. ON THE SIDE OF THE MOTOR THERE IS A WIRING DIGRAM LOOK AT IT TO SEE IF ITS HOOKED UP RIGHT.. DID YOU CHECK ALL OF THE BREAKERS ???

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