USAfixTM - Repair Guide (RG) - Master Email RG
- TESTING THE START AND RUN CAPACITORS
 Level of Difficulty - HIGH  Estimated Completion Time - 15 minutes
TASKI - ERGODISC 200

Tools Required
Tool 
Screwdriver-flat tip
Volt meter (True RMS capable)

Parts Required
PartDescriptionPriceAvailablePurchase
192-0664 Start capacitor (black) $35.21 Back Order Qty:
192-0665 Run capacitor (white) $10.25 Back Order Qty:


Step Procedure & Parts & Tools
1 REMOVE THE WIRES FROM THE CAPACITOR (AFTER NOTING WHERE WIRES GO). NOTE: PRIOR TO TESTING YOU NEED TO DISCHARGE THE CAPICITOR. USING AN INSULATED HANDLED SCREWDRIVER, BRIDGE ACCROSS BOTH SETS OF TERMINALS (YOU WON'T SEE ANYTHING HAPPEN)
Screwdriver-flat tip

2 SET THE MULTI METER TO CAPACITANCE.
Volt meter (True RMS capable)

3 PUT ONE LEAD ON EACH SET OF TERMINALS. NOTE:AN OHM METER WILL ONLY TELL YOU IF THERES A SHORT, NOT OTHER ISSUES WITH THE CAPACITOR.
Volt meter (True RMS capable)

4 THE MULTI METER SHOULD READ WITHIN 10% OF UF RATING FOR A RUN CAPACITOR AND WITHIN 20% OF UF RATING FOR A START CAPACITOR.
Volt meter (True RMS capable)

5 VISUALLY INSPECT CAPACITOR FOR BULGING SIDES OR TOP AND FOR FLUID LEAKS. REPLACE VOLT METER IF NEEDED. REASSEMBLE THE MACHINE.

PartDescriptionPriceQty
192-0664 Start capacitor (black) $35.21 Qty:  
192-0665 Run capacitor (white) $10.25 Qty: