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three wire submersible pump troubleshooting #54600 08/02/05 10:13 PM
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highground Offline OP
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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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Re: three wire submersible pump troubleshooting #54601 08/03/05 02:45 AM
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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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Re: three wire submersible pump troubleshooting #54602 08/03/05 03:12 AM
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The start winding will also have a lower resistance.

Re: three wire submersible pump troubleshooting #54603 08/03/05 04:50 PM
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rmiell Offline
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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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