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Ihave a fasco n693 motor It has black and blue wires coming

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Customer: hi ihave a fasco n693 motor It has brown black and blue wires coming out, I need to know witch one is the active wire,because the motor rewinders said to join the brown and black together and using blue as active,but motor is running very hot.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: motor was running through a variable speed controller box, it has it has stopped working so I am trying to hook it up with just on and off. model no. is 80945bqvb-b11, if that's any help
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  ProGrade replied 1 year ago.

So, per motor rewinders instructions, black & brown connect together to the white / neutral wire, blue connects to switched side of your on/off switch.

Let me know how it goes, thank you

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