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How to Determine if an Electric Motor is Bad
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How to Determine if an Electric Motor is Bad

Like every electrical appliance, electric motors are prone to failure over time. However, the reasons for a motor failure vary and may not always be the same. For example, AC and DC brush motors produce high power for short periods and quit working after brushes and commutator wear and tear. On the other hand, brushless motors have fewer moving parts and are, therefore, more enduring. Checking motors for malfunctions follows a series of logical steps to identify the problem and the best solution. However, a basic grasp of Physics is necessary when diagnosing the motor. Therefore, motor manufacturers in India recommend calling an expert when in doubt. Assess the Shaft and Bearings The bearings often suffer malfunctions first in a motor. They tolerate regular wear and tea...