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I have a sears 3hp that can be convertedfrom 110 to 220 I…

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I have a sears 3hp that can be convertedfrom 110 to 220 I have 5 prone on the motot which one I hook up the line coming in and which on I put the motor on

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I was running compressor on 110 i want to switch it over to 220 the layout on the motor is not to straight forward as to what prone need the motor hook to and the wiring coming in hook to

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Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 2 years ago
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Hi, I'm Mike G and I'll be assisting you. Please give me all the information on the motor nameplate. Is there a wiring diagram on the motor?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
i have 5 prone on the GE motor TWO PRONE IN THE MIDDLE ONE BELOW AND TWO ABOVE THE MIDDLE I,M TRYING TO SWITCH IT OVER TO 220 THE OLATE SAY TAKE THE GREY WIRE PUT IT ON THE BOTTM AND THE WHITE ONE WHERE THE GREY WIRE WAS WHICH WHITE WIRE IS THE QUESTION THE WHITE WIRE COMING IN TO THE MOTOR OR THE WHITE WIRE INSIDE OF THE MOTOR
Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 2 years ago

I'm sorry but your response doesn't make sense. Please give me the information I asked for.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I HAVE A SEARS AIR COMPRESSOR 3 HP ON THE PLATE ON THE MOTOR IT A 15 AMP 115/230
C MO 3014 B 5 KCR43 I,M TRYING TO TO SWITCH IT OVER TO 220 IT HAS HAS 5 PRONE INSIDE OF MOTOR FOR WIRING HOOKUP GREY WIRE AND A WHITE ON PRONE
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
NOW THE THE WIRE COMING IN TO MOTOR IS A WHITE AND BLACK
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
THE LINE CORD WAS SWITCH TO A 220 PLUG
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
do you have answer
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
when it was running as 110 the white and black wire was black on p3 white on p4 and the motor wire grey on p1 and the motor white on p2
Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 2 years ago

The model number given doesn't work. Please check it.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
on the motor it has MO-6340
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
SEARS CRAFTSMAN 3HP MO-6340
Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 2 years ago

I'm sorry but I'm unable to find any wiring diagrams for that motor. The Sears site shows it as discontinued. If you can upload a picture of both the wiring compartment and any diagrams on the motor, I can wwork from there. If not, I'll opt out.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
OK I WILL GET THAT
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
CAN,T GET A GOOD PICTURE MIGHT AS WELL OPT OUT
Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 2 years ago

Very good.

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