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#54600 - 08/02/05 11:13 PM three wire submersible pump troubleshooting  
highground  Offline
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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 03:45 AM Re: three wire submersible pump troubleshooting  
stamcon  Offline
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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


#54602 - 08/03/05 04:12 AM Re: three wire submersible pump troubleshooting  
dugmaze  Offline
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St. Louis
The start winding will also have a lower resistance.


#54603 - 08/03/05 05:50 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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