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3 Signs of an Electric Motor Failure

1. Irregular Vibrations

A properly functioning electric motor should have a smooth, vibration-free motion. Some of the common causes of irregular electric motor vibrations include broken internal parts, a misalignment of the motor during fitting, or corrosion in some of the mechanical parts. Sometimes, the electric motor shaft's bearings may also go bad, causing the motor to wobble when turning. When you start to pick up on vibration noises from your electric motor, this could mean the system is about to go bad and needs replacement.

2. Presence of Moisture and Dirt

Electric motors are designed to be completely sealed units to protect internal mechanical parts from contamination. When the seals designed to keep dirt and moisture out fail, dust and moisture may seep in, causing the entire unit to rust. Such rusting causes the electric motor to lose its mechanical balance and shorten the motor's lifespan.

3. Overheating

Electric motors are designed to work within a limited temperature bracket. When this limit is exceeded, the electric motor may lose its mechanical properties. Most of the electric motor failures are attributable to overheating that is caused by poor installation and placement. Large electric motors that need accompanying cooling may also fail if the cooling mechanism is not effective.

Get Professional Help

An electric motor failure implies that the entire system that's powered by the motor will break down. When this happens, you should call the experts for repair or replacement services. At Run 'Em Again Motors, we specialize in providing a wide range of electric motor repair services in the Glendale, AZ, area. Contact us today and have our experts troubleshoot your electric motor issues for comprehensive repair services. We're equipped to work in residential, commercial and business spaces.

John Hayden Owner of Run Em Again Electric MotorsPublished By:

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