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Its a water pump for our house and barn pumps probably close to 300 to 400 gallons a day over the course of the day was wondering if it is wired for 220 if using it with 110 will ruin it

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Unless the pump motor has provision on it specifically for running on 110, then yes, running a 220 motor on 110 will ruin it. It will cause the motor to overheat, if you can get it to work at all. Some 220 motors are designed so that you can run them on 110. If yours is, it should have instructions and a wiring diagram for that. Even if it IS designed for 110 or 220, running it on 110 WILL cause it to run hotter, and will shorten its life.

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