Motors and Burned Bearings, Part 1

Doing the right amount of repair in response to a motor failure is a balancing act between speed and thoroughness. The good news is you can return the equipment to service before completing all the steps of a properly thorough replacement of a failed motor.

The “secret” is to send the failed motor to a motor shop for a forensic examination. The shop can then tell you what the motor died from, and you can then correct that problem so the replacement motor gets to live out

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