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AO Smith model #c48a95a06 has power will not start

Pump says its wired for 230 volts although internally it seems to be wired for 115 volts. It has incoming voltage that meter says is about 102 volts. It will not start or even attempt to turn over. Is it voltage loss or a bad capacitor/

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On your motor name plate there is a diagram with motor terminal numbers that shows you the feeder wires connections for 115 & 230VAC. You don't need to change any internal motor wiring connections because those are only CW or CCW motor rotation. As you told it tripped your circuit breaker, b4 u will attemp to make any connection you need to test your motor's winding insulation insulation first by using megger tester or ordinary analog tester clipping one lead to the casing and one lead to the motor terminals one by one.

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