Re: Starting Capacitor size for a 220v, 50Hz 2.5 kw water maker high pressure motor



This probably is not what you are looking for, you go.

This is the 220 volt motor for the Dessalator 150/160 liter water maker, but maybe newer than you SM.

If that is yours, this may help:
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On Fri, May 22, 2020 at 1:42 PM Jose Venegas via <> wrote:
The water maker high-pressure pump motor is not starting and breaking the AC circuits of shore power and Onan Generator.  It is a LeRoy motor. I have checked for a short circuit and seems OK. (1-ohm resistance between poles and 12.5 Khoms from pole to the earth)  The starting motor capacitor specs are not visible.  I measured  48 micro F, which seems small for the motor size.  Does anybody know if that is the proper size?  The motor makes a very short humming sound before the AC circuits jump.  Before I remove the motor and proceed with major surgery, I would like to know if the capacitor is the proper one or has failed.

Thanks in advance

Jose Venegas
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