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#72481 - 11/30/06 12:27 PM Weak PSC Motor Capacitors
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Do PSC motor run capacitors get weak over time or is their performance either 100% or 0%?

I'm curious if a PSC motor can lose horse power due to a deterioriating run capacitor.
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#72482 - 11/30/06 05:01 PM Re: Weak PSC Motor Capacitors
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Yes they can be weak , they can cause a motor to slow down or overheat and even turn backwards
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