Question about AO Smith 1 hp 3450rpm 56Y Frame 115/230 volts Square Flange Energy Efficient Pool Pu

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E bought a spa pump and it bring a.o.smith motor with the next descriptions,type.s 1 hp,v 115 A10.6 FR/56z IT NO START IN 115 VOLTS can it to come with the change voltage to 220 volt?my preocupation es if i loose to change to 220 volt i dont want to burn the motor or can i do this without to have any problem?

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    Ricky Lytle Jun 15, 2011

    is there a set of jumper pins that need swiched around so it will run on 115V?



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See side of motor for low vs high voltage

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017


SOURCE: High Ringing Noise

Sounds like it just needs lubricating. It's probably dry seals rubbing against the stainless shaft.

Bad bearings usually make grinding noises. Replacing bearings can be a DIY job, but not a teriffically simple one.

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SOURCE: where can I get a guide for rebuilding my ao smith

You won't find one and rebuilding a motor of that nature would be a waste. For starters, once they fail to the point you notice they need atention it is usually to late. Parts are not going to be available and the cost of the replacement is so low it just doesn't make sense to try. A replacement motor is only about $130. If you would like a formal quote or to order one, contact us at and include the model number (326p203) in your message.

Posted on Oct 31, 2009


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SOURCE: I have a AO Smith Century Centurin Swimming Pool

A.O.Smith USQ1152.

Posted on Jan 18, 2010


Faulty centrifugal switch, internal, faulty, temp sensor, internal, faulty start run capacitor (If used). bad brushes, (If any) Faulty Winding.

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