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Electric motor woes

To: "Phil Bates" <>
Subject: Electric motor woes
From: "Phil Bates" <>
Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 10:52:43 -0600 (MDT)
Sorry - I forgot to change the subject line in that last message.  My
message had nothing to do with the end of the octagon.  My apologies to
the list.

> Here is the MG connection - I'm using my compressor in work on my MGs (as
> well as other cars).  The compressor seems to have more or less died.
> It's an 8 yr old devilbiss oil-less compressor, and the motor is still
> spinning, but at 1725rpm instead of 3450rpm.  It's a 5hp (supposedly),
> 120VAC motor, and has at least one, and maybe two capacitors on it.  Does
> anyone on the list know a common diagnosis for a motor running at 1/2
> speed??
> Thanks,
> Phil Bates

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