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Need to wire a 240 volt single phase 3 wire motor. Just

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Need to wire a 240 volt single phase 3 wire motor

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

Just received the motor

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

The motor has 2 connections for the hot wire and also has a common

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Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 9 months ago

The motor should have a wiring diagram on it. Is there one?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
no
Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 9 months ago

What color are the wires?

Give me the make and model number for the motor.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Merkle-Korff Industries
Model 4420UP2 hot wires hook to the motor and common wire is marked and is black
Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 9 months ago

Wiring diagram is not available online. The mfg site indicated the wiring diagram is on the inside of the wiring compartment cover.

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