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  1. Inverness

    Inverness Plumber GSR

    Hi guys went to a boiler lockout today. I started it up wouldn't fire slight buzz noise fan n motor dead.. change the capacitor fired 1st time! Delighted. Lucky I had a spare one in the van.
     
  2. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Fluke 117 I think (the hvac)
     
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  3. Last Plumber

    Last Plumber Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Fluke 116 is the one I use. Bob on.
     
  4. Best

    Best Trusted Plumber Top Contributor!!

    I never test them. Maybe I should.
    If the capacitor on Riellos is faulty, it is very obvious.
    Tight oil pumps or motors will also damage the capacitors.
     
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  5. Inverness

    Inverness Plumber GSR

    Explain more as I'm just learning myself. Explain more tight oil pump and motor? Any clue like buzz noise would suggest this or the dog couplin no going round smoothly.
     
  6. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    There needing more of a jolt to get them going as everything is tight so this puts extra pressure / strain on the cap
     
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