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I have a Gould 8-152690-01 pool pump. Nameplate says 220 volt. Capacitor is a 110/125 volt. Will this work or has someone put in wrong capacitor

Looking for a wiring diagram to determine if this is actually wired for 220 and if they have put in right capacitor. The one that was in it is a baldor 270-324 mfd.

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    The Spaminator Jun 28, 2021

    Hi Henry Jonk, does the motor have a label of the voltage of 240v . if so a 240v version would be safer. The wrong voltage would blow up capacitor long term.
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    Motor Start Capacitor 270-324 uf MDF 220-250V AC 50/60 Hz Round CD60

    if the unit was designed for USA originally the motor may have a step down transformer to step down from 240 to 120 v . The power lead would go to a transformer primary coil if this was the case . And the secondary coil would convert the voltage down Maybe to 125v

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