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I have a 208-230v marathon motor on an air compressor that I

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I have a 208-230v marathon motor on an air compressor that I bout used. the wiring to the mag start was already hooked up. when I put power to the starter nothing happens if I push the little butting in the middle of the starter it try's to run back words. I took the cover off the motor and this is what the wires look like, line one from starter is to t8 and t1 that run to the motor. line two from starter gos to t4 to the motor t5 that gos to the first captor. t7 from motor gos to the second captor. t6 from motor gos to third captor. there is a jumper #2 captor to captor1 and a jumper wire from captor #3 to captor 1 these have no #'s on them i'm gussing there 2and 3 what do I need to do to get this to run right
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  AssuredElectrical replied 2 years ago.

Welcome. My name is ***** ***** would be glad to assist.

Please get a picture of the nameplate on the motor and post so that the specifications can be obtained to better assist on the situation.

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Let me know and we can continue,