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Model VT623101AJ motor hums and trips house breaker. With protection cover off you can turn big pulley by hand and it will run. It works intermittently. Sometimes it will cycle by itself but most of the time it will trip breaker.Water has been drained and a different place of power makes no difference.Motor is a DOERR LR22132. With power off unit turns freely by hand, no binding at all.

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SOURCE: Air compressor trips motor breaker

PLEASE CHECK THE CAPACTORS ON THE MTR, THE MTR WILL BE HARDER TO START AFTER IT HAS AIR IN THE TANK

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SOURCE: Electric Air compressor just hums then trips breaker.

usally there is a releaf valve that takes the pressure off the compressor while it is resting. If that pressure is not off when the drive piston starts the motor will overload and blow the the breaker or reset. Check for a releaf valve for when the unit has reached full pressure

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SOURCE: washer starts to spin up then trips breaker

Good day,
Not the transmission. The motor could be stalled by a defective transmission, but the motor would trip off on it's own internal long before the home breaker.
Sounds like a short in the motor itself. But ......
There is Murphy's law.
Your home breaker might have become so weak, it IS the problem.
You really need an amp probe to check the washers draw, at the circuit breaker panel.

If you cannot do that and are comfortable dealing with electrical, you can swap equal value breakers, to be sure.

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SOURCE: when I turn the pump on it buzzes the motor doesnt turn and the

Thank you for posting your question here on Fixya.com.

The motor is likely failing. It may be a small part such as the capacitor or the starting switch, but could also be more severe such as the winding itself. You will also want to examine the shaft where it passes thru the pump and motor and look for signs of rust from a pump seal leak.

If you are not familiar with testing these parts your best bet would be a local electric motor repair shop to see if the motor can be repaired or if it would need to be replaced. They should also be able to ensure there is no pump damage even though the shaft turns freely.

If this answer does not fix your problem, please comment with additional details prior to rating the answer. Positive feedback is appreciated once your problem is solved!

John

Posted on Apr 02, 2010

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SOURCE: Sears Model 110.26964503 washer -No Spin and drain

It appears your motor or motor controller board has failed in this instance.

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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


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