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Dayton electric motor capacitor, help identifying
I have a 2hp Dayton (Grainger) model# 6K393N that has a missing
capacitor, I pulled the covers to check them, and one side, the longer cover was empty, just the 2 wires. I'm hoping someone has one with that model # that would be kind enough to look to see what value the missing cap should be. There have to be 1000's of those out there, I got it in a deal a while back, & hadn't tried to use it till the other day, it didn't take long to find the problem, but now to find out what cap it takes..... 
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Dayton electric motor capacitor, help identifying
Eric in North TX wrote:
I have a 2hp Dayton (Grainger) model# 6K393N that has a missing capacitor, I pulled the covers to check them, and one side, the longer cover was empty, just the 2 wires. I'm hoping someone has one with that model # that would be kind enough to look to see what value the missing cap should be. There have to be 1000's of those out there, I got it in a deal a while back, & hadn't tried to use it till the other day, it didn't take long to find the problem, but now to find out what cap it takes..... Hi, Google is your friend. Run capacitor is 5 MFD, 370V AC rating. 
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Dayton electric motor capacitor, help identifying
Eric in North TX wrote:
I have a 2hp Dayton (Grainger) model# 6K393N that has a missing capacitor, I pulled the covers to check them, and one side, the longer cover was empty, just the 2 wires. I'm hoping someone has one with that model # that would be kind enough to look to see what value the missing cap should be. There have to be 1000's of those out there, I got it in a deal a while back, & hadn't tried to use it till the other day, it didn't take long to find the problem, but now to find out what cap it takes..... Hi, Both caps are missing? Google shows all kinds info about that motor. 
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Dayton electric motor capacitor, help identifying
On Sep 8, 11:50*pm, Tony Hwang wrote:
Eric in North TX wrote: I have a 2hp Dayton (Grainger) model# *6K393N that has a missing capacitor, I pulled the covers to check them, and one side, the longer cover was empty, just the 2 wires. I'm hoping someone has one with that model # that would be kind enough to look to see what value the missing cap should be. There have to be 1000's of those out there, I got it in a deal a while back, & hadn't tried to use it till the other day, it didn't take long to find the problem, but now to find out what cap it takes..... Hi, Google is your friend. Run capacitor is 5 MFD, 370V AC rating. I spent quite a bit of time googleing before resorting to begging for help, can you tell me where you found it. The other cap is there, it is a 16mfd 
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Dayton electric motor capacitor, help identifying
"Eric in North TX" wrote in message ... I have a 2hp Dayton (Grainger) model# 6K393N that has a missing capacitor, I pulled the covers to check them, and one side, the longer cover was empty, just the 2 wires. I'm hoping someone has one with that model # that would be kind enough to look to see what value the missing cap should be. There have to be 1000's of those out there, I got it in a deal a while back, & hadn't tried to use it till the other day, it didn't take long to find the problem, but now to find out what cap it takes..... Grainger which distributes Dayton brand motors sells parts for many of the things in their inventory. I would try giving them a call. 
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Dayton electric motor capacitor, help identifying
On Sep 9, 9:15*am, "John Grabowski" wrote:
"Eric in North TX" wrote in ... I have a 2hp Dayton (Grainger) model# *6K393N that has a missing capacitor, I pulled the covers to check them, and one side, the longer cover was empty, just the 2 wires. I'm hoping someone has one with that model # that would be kind enough to look to see what value the missing cap should be. There have to be 1000's of those out there, I got it in a deal a while back, & hadn't tried to use it till the other day, it didn't take long to find the problem, but now to find out what cap it takes..... Grainger which distributes Dayton brand motors sells parts for many of the things in their inventory. *I would try giving them a call. Sounds like the 5 mfd. is the run capacitor and the 16 may be for 'Power Correction Factor'? As Tony Hwang mentions there should be info via Google. 
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Dayton electric motor capacitor, help identifying
stan wrote:
On Sep 9, 9:15 am, "John Grabowski" wrote: "Eric in North TX" wrote in ... I have a 2hp Dayton (Grainger) model# 6K393N that has a missing capacitor, I pulled the covers to check them, and one side, the longer cover was empty, just the 2 wires. I'm hoping someone has one with that model # that would be kind enough to look to see what value the missing cap should be. There have to be 1000's of those out there, I got it in a deal a while back, & hadn't tried to use it till the other day, it didn't take long to find the problem, but now to find out what cap it takes..... Grainger which distributes Dayton brand motors sells parts for many of the things in their inventory. I would try giving them a call. Sounds like the 5 mfd. is the run capacitor and the 16 may be for 'Power Correction Factor'? As Tony Hwang mentions there should be info via Google. I would expect the 16 mfd cap is a start capacitor. Run capacitors are always in the circuit (start caps only while starting) so they are more substantial  don't use a 'start' capacitor.  bud 
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Dayton electric motor capacitor, help identifying
Eric in North TX wrote:
On Sep 8, 11:50 pm, Tony Hwang wrote: Eric in North TX wrote: I have a 2hp Dayton (Grainger) model# 6K393N that has a missing capacitor, I pulled the covers to check them, and one side, the longer cover was empty, just the 2 wires. I'm hoping someone has one with that model # that would be kind enough to look to see what value the missing cap should be. There have to be 1000's of those out there, I got it in a deal a while back, & hadn't tried to use it till the other day, it didn't take long to find the problem, but now to find out what cap it takes..... Hi, Google is your friend. Run capacitor is 5 MFD, 370V AC rating. I spent quite a bit of time googleing before resorting to begging for help, can you tell me where you found it. The other cap is there, it is a 16mfd Hi, Do a search for starting capacitor Dayton 6K393 motor. And send an email to a parts supplier when you come up with one. www.eurtonelectric.com is the one to try. They sell caps for all kinds motor. I did a search using capacitor dayton 3K693 motor. 
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Dayton electric motor capacitor, help identifying
bud wrote:
stan wrote: On Sep 9, 9:15 am, "John Grabowski" wrote: "Eric in North TX" wrote in ... I have a 2hp Dayton (Grainger) model# 6K393N that has a missing capacitor, I pulled the covers to check them, and one side, the longer cover was empty, just the 2 wires. I'm hoping someone has one with that model # that would be kind enough to look to see what value the missing cap should be. There have to be 1000's of those out there, I got it in a deal a while back, & hadn't tried to use it till the other day, it didn't take long to find the problem, but now to find out what cap it takes..... Grainger which distributes Dayton brand motors sells parts for many of the things in their inventory. I would try giving them a call. Sounds like the 5 mfd. is the run capacitor and the 16 may be for 'Power Correction Factor'? As Tony Hwang mentions there should be info via Google. I would expect the 16 mfd cap is a start capacitor. Run capacitors are always in the circuit (start caps only while starting) so they are more substantial  don't use a 'start' capacitor. Hi, Yes, start cap is much bigger in value as a general rule. 
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Dayton electric motor capacitor, help identifying
On 9/9/2009 4:15 AM John Grabowski spake thus:
"Eric in North TX" wrote in message ... I have a 2hp Dayton (Grainger) model# 6K393N that has a missing capacitor [...] Grainger which distributes Dayton brand motors sells parts for many of the things in their inventory. I would try giving them a call. Well, duh! That's the first thing *I* would have done. What's up with the Googling, emailing, etc? Just call their tollfree number. They can find all kinds of stuff for you (especially since it's actually one of their products).  Foundthe gene that causes belief in genetic determinism 
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