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#54600 - 08/02/05 08:13 PM three wire submersible pump troubleshooting
highground Offline
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Registered: 11/14/04
Posts: 50
Loc: Chama, NM
Can somebody give me some three wire pump quick troubleshoot tips?

How can I Id the start windings if color is not known?

Black=?
Red=?
Yellow=?

What do I look for in the control box?
Any other tips regarding common problem would be much appreciated.

Thank You

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#54601 - 08/03/05 12:45 AM Re: three wire submersible pump troubleshooting
stamcon Offline
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Registered: 03/24/01
Posts: 322
Loc: So San Francisco CA
With a 240v Gould pump, yellow=line, black=run and red=start. i don't know if this is an industry standard.

steve

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#54602 - 08/03/05 01:12 AM Re: three wire submersible pump troubleshooting
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Registered: 12/18/00
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The start winding will also have a lower resistance.

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#54603 - 08/03/05 02:50 PM Re: three wire submersible pump troubleshooting
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Visit Franklin Electric's web site for troubleshooting manuals. http://www.franklin-electric.com/Manual/maint_all.htm

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