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Motor was humming move contacts worked for few days turning on and off.The motor will not hum or come on. I think it is the start cap.

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MOTOR SHOWN IN PICTURE HAS A RUN CAP.IT HAS NO START CAP(ONLY 2 SPEED DO) WIRES AND TERMINALS MUST BE CLEAN , USE SAND PAPER AND CLEAN THEM UP. LOOK AT THE WIRES IN THE BACK OF THE MOTOR ALSO. USE A VOLT METER TO CHECK FOR POWER SEARCH YOUR ZIP CODE FOR YOUR LOCAL POOL PUMP MOTOR REPAIR GUY WITH FREE TESTING. BRING THE CAP IN FOR TESTING.. GOOD LUCK

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