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Weak PSC Motor Capacitors #72481
11/30/06 04:27 PM
11/30/06 04:27 PM
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wendel  Offline OP
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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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Re: Weak PSC Motor Capacitors #72482
11/30/06 09:01 PM
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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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