Re: Motor starting jolt

Rick Rick

Check for any looseness that may be causing the jolt.  Like pulley looseness on the shafts.  I once repaired a lathe that started too slow, I identified the motor as a dual voltage motor that was wired for 220V and plugged into 110V.  It it possible yours is the reverse of that?  A motor wired for 110V and provided with 220V?  Something seems amiss as this is not a usual complaint.

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