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I just installed a new AO pool pump and it runs

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I just installed a new AO Smith pool pump and it runs counterclockwise. I Switched the 2 power leads and nothing changed. It is model K48K2PA101A2.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: today
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Mike G. replied 11 months ago.

Hi, I'm Mike and I'll be assisting you. Please stand by while I review your question.

Expert:  Mike G. replied 11 months ago.

Tell me the wire colors and tribal numbers.

Expert:  Mike G. replied 11 months ago.

Typo...terminal numbers

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
the power to the pump both wires are blue. T1 and T2. There is also a green ground wire.
Expert:  Mike G. replied 11 months ago.

I need the motor internal wire colors. The motor should have a wiring diagram for connections. Usually under the drawing are instructions as to which 2 wires swap positions for a rotation change.