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To wire a motor starting capacitor, connect the motor's positive terminal to the resistor and connect one of the resistor's terminals to the capacitor. Identify the manufacturer-defined start, run and common connections ... More »

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Wiring a capacitor to start a motor begins with the connection of the positive terminal of the motor to the resistor. Take one terminal of the resistor, and connect it to the capacitor. Read the wiring diagram on your ap... More »

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To start electric motor start and run capacitors on a single phase motor, turn the switch fully clockwise and then release the switch. While both capacitors engage at start-up, the start capacitor runs only momentarily. ... More »

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Wiring a capacitor to start a motor begins with the connection of the positive terminal of the motor to the resistor. Take one terminal of the resistor, and connect it to the capacitor. Read the wiring diagram on your ap... More »

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