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PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2009 5:26 pm    Post subject: Motor start caps
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Just a quick check of my electronics guru buddies to see if anyone knows anything about single phase motor start capacitors?
The one I'm replacing is rated at 7uF, and I can only find 5uF and 10uF. Would either of those be okay? Which one?

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2009 7:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

I don't know tons about these - but I've had to fix a few motors.
I think you would be just fine with the 5. It might start a tad slower, but I don't think you will see any serious issues.

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